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#3869014 - 11/29/13 12:30 AM Comet Ison Doesn't make it  
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Disappointing, it was going to be as bright as the full Moon, but never made it past perihelion.

http://www.theaustralian.com.au/news/hea...6-1226771134830

http://www.skyandtelescope.com/observing/highlights/193909261.html

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#3869016 - 11/29/13 12:43 AM Re: Comet Ison Doesn't make it [Re: Mad Max]  
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Ah well. Guess we'll have to wait for the next big comet to come by!

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#3869019 - 11/29/13 01:15 AM Re: Comet Ison Doesn't make it [Re: Mad Max]  
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Bummer! frown

Been looking forward to it for months.


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#3869031 - 11/29/13 02:05 AM Re: Comet Ison Doesn't make it [Re: Mad Max]  
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Yes, a disappointment, but be consoled:

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#3869061 - 11/29/13 04:31 AM Re: Comet Ison Doesn't make it [Re: Mad Max]  
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Behold, the power of the sun. RIP frown

#3869083 - 11/29/13 06:13 AM Re: Comet Ison Doesn't make it [Re: Mad Max]  
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Might still be a show yet, starting to backtrack.

#3869086 - 11/29/13 06:22 AM Re: Comet Ison Doesn't make it [Re: Mad Max]  
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Anybody ever read "Lucifers Hammer" by Larry Niven and Jerry Pournelle?

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lucifer's_Hammer

Be afraid, be very afraid.

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#3869121 - 11/29/13 10:38 AM Re: Comet Ison Doesn't make it [Re: Mad Max]  
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I'm confused: does this sign mean that I should now invade England, or better not?! Oh William, Halley made it sooo easy for you....

confused biggrin


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#3869135 - 11/29/13 12:15 PM Re: Comet Ison Doesn't make it [Re: Mad Max]  
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It seem it's still alive.

http://soho.esac.esa.int/hotshots/index.html/

Watch the blue video as it's further out.

#3869195 - 11/29/13 03:54 PM Re: Comet Ison Doesn't make it [Re: Jayhawk]  
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Originally Posted By: Jayhawk
I'm confused: does this sign mean that I should now invade England, or better not?! Oh William, Halley made it sooo easy for you....

confused biggrin
lol. Nicely played.


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#3869202 - 11/29/13 04:15 PM Re: Comet Ison Doesn't make it [Re: Mad Max]  
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Originally Posted By: EAF331 MadDog
It seem it's still alive.

http://soho.esac.esa.int/hotshots/index.html/

Watch the blue video as it's further out.


That link was slow for me, try this one:

http://sohodata.nascom.nasa.gov/cgi-bin/...amp;Detector=C3

Boy, that's quite an active sun. Comet was vaped, but
seems to be attempting a comeback. I guess we'll see tonight,
for those living in non-overcast climates.

#3869301 - 11/29/13 09:29 PM Re: Comet Ison Doesn't make it [Re: Mad Max]  
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Not tonight; tonight is too early. Wait a day or so for it to get away from the sun. It's only a couple degrees away right now.


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