Articles tagged "perihelion"

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Approaching Comet C/2012 S1 "ISON"

November 28, 2013 T -0 D-day! Comet ISON vs The Sun Most of you have already seen latest ISON images from SOHO's LASCO and are sharing this unique experience with the rest of the world. If you are not in the train yet... we are all watching ISON via

September 17, 2013

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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