Sunday, December 1, 2013

Comet Ison

The remains of comet ISON at 07:18 UT on 29 November, as seen in SOHO's LASCO C3 field of view after its close encounter with the Sun the previous evening.

Photo credit: SOHO (ESA & NASA)

Note: This is the most recent image showing up in the Minister's feed of the comet after its perihelion with the Sun. The Minister will continue to update with more photos and links as they become available. In the meantime, the following links may be of interest:
* What Happened to Comet ISON?
* When Ice Meets Fire
* ISON at 13:37, 29 November
* ISON at 00:18, 29 November
* ISON at 21:24, 28 November
* ISON at 15:42, 28 November
* ISON at 15:37, 28 November
* Comet ISON approaches the Sun (12:42, 27 November)
* PIA17740: A Tale of Two Comets: ISON (An image of the comet taken by MESSENGER, which is in orbit around Mercury.)
* Three Questions About Comet ISON
* Comet ISON vs. the Solar Storm
* Two Comets to Fly By Mercury
* Comet ISON: What's Next?
* Comet ISON to fly by Mars (23 August 2013)

Video credit: NASA, ESA, SOHO (HT: APOD)

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