Comet ISON Approaches the Sun

The latest on some of the most interesting images, articles and press releases about comet ISON on its inbound journey.
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2013 Nov 1: C/ISON as seen from Bernezzo Observatory, Italy. (Imager: Andrea Mantero)

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2013 Nov 7: A long tail (over a degree or 60-arc sec) observed in C/ISON by comet imager, Terry Lovejoy, Queensland, Au. Details on image.

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2013 Nov 7: C/ISON in the morning sky taken by astroimager, Andrew Wall, Adelaide, Australia. Details of image: 4 x 140sec exp Canon 1100D ISO400 from Suburb of Adelaide, South Australia, comet was 10 degrees above local horizon.

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2013 Nov 18: C/ISON looks healthy and has long dust/ion tails. Image by The Virtual Telescope, Rome, Italy (credit: G. Masi).

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2013 Nov 3: C/ISON from Vinaros, Spain (Imager: Iko Margalef)

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2013 Nov2: C/ISON in two filters: V (top black) and R(bottom black) acquired with iTelescope,Net, New Mexico (Imager: R. Ligustri, Italy)

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2013 Oct 31: C/ISON with its long tail as seen in Cadca, Poland (Imager: Marian Urbanik)

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2013 Nov 1: C/ISON and its beautiful tail captured in Van Buren, AK. (Imager: Mike Holloway).

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2013 Nov: A montage showing the development of the coma and tail of C/ISON, all images taken under similar conditions by astroimager, R. Kaufman.

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2013 Nov 13: First known image that captured the outburst activity in C/ISON: Other details:C/2012 S1 ISON 13/11/2013 at 05:30 UT FOV 116.5 x 77.7 arcmins SON@OSC (Searchlight Observatory Network at the Observatorio Sierra Contraviesa, Granada, Spain) 4" Pentax Refractor at F4, SBIG ST8 with clear filter. 3 minute exposure binx2 Observers Tony Angel & Caisey Harlingten

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