Articles tagged "comet elenin"

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Remains of Comet Elenin maybe spotted

Comet Elenin, one of the most famous comets, disintegrated as it approached the Sun last month. Three days of darkness and Earth passing through it's tail never happened. Astronomers are having a hard time trying to spot the Elenin. Over the Italian astronomer

October 25, 2011

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Goodbye Comet Elenin!

Comet Elenin, or to be precise, its debris, made its closest pass by Earth on Oct. 16, 2011 without causing any earthquakes, tsunamis, or high tides and it didn’t collide with Earth, either. Strangely, but here was no brown dwarf or Mothership hidden in the

October 18, 2011

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Comet Elenin's debris to pass by Earth on Sunday

The moment long feared by conspiracy theorists is nearly upon us: The "doomsday comet" Elenin will make its closest approach to Earth Sunday (Oct. 16). Or what's left of it will, anyway. Comet Elenin started breaking up in August after being blasted by...

October 15, 2011

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Comet Elenin disintegrated?

Comet Elenin, the supposed “doomsday comet” that has inspired so much confusion and controversy since its discovery in December 2010,  may have broken apart completely during its recent pass around the Sun.Discoverer Leonid Elenin posted the image

October 08, 2011

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Real facts about comet Elenin statement by Leonid Elenin

SpaceObs, website run by Leonid Elenin, the most mysterious amateur astronomer that discovered Comet C/2010 X1 or Comet Elenin.Elenin was visible on STEREO A HI1 from September 6th to the 22nd where it then moves out of the field of view.  To see it you need to

September 27, 2011

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Some facts and figures about Comet Elenin

2010 X1 (Elenin) is apparently disintegrating. It faded dramatically after a solar flare on August 20. Images at the end of August revealed a spreading, more diffuse coma. It will likely continue to fade and become more diffuse in the opening days of the month. It

September 06, 2011

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NASA tests communication scenarios for Near-Earth Asteroids

NASA’s Desert Research and Technology Studies (RATS) team has commenced testing communication scenarios for near-Earth asteroids. The RATS team also evaluates technology, human-robotic systems and extravehicular equipment in the high desert near Flagstaff,...

August 31, 2011

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Comet Elenin self-destructs?

Whenever astronomers discover a comet headed inbound toward a close encounter the Sun, there's always buzz among observers about how bright it might get. That was certainly the case last December, when Comet Elenin (C/2010 X1) made its debut. Many hoped

August 30, 2011

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Comet Elenin (C/2010 X1) appears to be breaking apart

Comet Elenin (C/2010 X1), widely known for inaccurate reports of its threat to Earth, appears to be breaking apart. Observations by amateur astronomer Michael Mattiazzo of Castlemaine, Australia show a rapid dimming and elongation of the comet's nucleus akin to

August 30, 2011

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Comet Elenin continues to increase in size

April 8th at our observatory we carried out planned observations of Comet C/2010 X1 (Elenin). An analysis of the results of the observations shows a rapid growth of the coma. Besides the internal compact gas envelope, the forming rarified external coma is

April 10, 2011

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Comet Elenin update

There was new update about comet Elenin posted today on Laura Knight-Jadczyk blog, reported on SoTT. There is NOT going to be a pole shift in the next week or so as certain raving nutzoids have been spamming all over the net. Also, Comet Elenin is NOT going

March 12, 2011

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Comet Elenin: Harbinger of What?

Note prior to reading: This is a two weeks old blog post that I just today came across and realized it had few things worth remembering and discussing here. I invite you all to read this blog post by Laura Knight Jadczyk and leave us your comments and thoughts,

March 01, 2011