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Fri Nov 29, 2013, 02:24 AM

 

UPDATE: Comet ISON lives!

UPDATE: Comet ISON lives!
By Nicole Mortillaro - Global News
November 28, 2013 5:41 pm


This photo of Comet ISON was taken by NASA's SOHO spacecraft at 00:18 UTC. Clearly something of ISON remains after its close encounter with the sun. NASA/SOHO

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TORONTO – It’s been one heck of a roller coaster ride.

As astronomers, both professional and amateur, tuned in to astronomy sites and blogs around the world on Thursday, it looked like the sun had killed Comet ISON.

However, much to the surprise of astronomers on Thursday — including those at NASA — around 4 p.m., EST images from NASA’s Solar and Heliospheric Observatory (SOHO) showed that something had survived the trip.

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Link: http://globalnews.ca/news/997084/the-end-of-ison-not-quite/



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Fri Nov 29, 2013, 02:29 AM

1. And This...

 


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Fri Nov 29, 2013, 04:15 AM

2. Godspeed, li'l snowball! n/t

 

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