In 2013 Comet ISON will be brighter than the full moon, and

In 2013 Comet ISON will be brighter than the full moon, and

PostBy: lsayre On: Sun Dec 30, 2012 7:17 pm

... possibly even visible in broad daylight. As an amateur astronomer who grinds and polishes his own telescope mirrors and makes his own scopes and mirror testing equipment (or at least used to when I was younger), this news has me excited.


http://science.time.com/2012/12/20/comi ... e-century/

http://www.businessinsider.com/2013-iso ... ht-2012-12
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Re: In 2013 Comet ISON will be brighter than the full moon, and

PostBy: Lightning On: Mon Dec 31, 2012 4:40 am

Hey Larry! Thats awesome! I hope it puts on a cool show for us!
I'm looking forward to the total solar eclipse in 2017 that will cross the middle of the US 8-)
I'll be taking a vacation and road trip to stand in the moons shadow for that one!!!
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Re: In 2013 Comet ISON will be brighter than the full moon, and

PostBy: Flyer5 On: Mon Dec 31, 2012 9:28 am

lsayre wrote:... possibly even visible in broad daylight. As an amateur astronomer who grinds and polishes his own telescope mirrors and makes his own scopes and mirror testing equipment (or at least used to when I was younger), this news has me excited.


http://science.time.com/2012/12/20/comi ... e-century/

http://www.businessinsider.com/2013-iso ... ht-2012-12



Maybe it will turn and land on DC. Oh, I hope not!
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