Comet ISON

Comet ISON Photo Contest Winners Rock the House!

Comet ISON's gone but positively not forgotten. The National Science Foundation today shared the results of their Comet ISON Photography…

8 years ago

A Possible Meteor Shower from Comet ISON?

Hey, remember Comet C/2012 S1 ISON? Who can forget the roller-coaster ride that the touted “Comet of the Century” took…

8 years ago

Jan. 16 May Be Last Best Chance to Search for Comet ISON’s Remains

Is there any hope of detecting what's left of Comet ISON after the sun proved too much for its delicate…

8 years ago

Weekly Space Hangout – December 27, 2013: Year in Review & Looking Forward

Host: Fraser Cain Guests: +Brian Koberlein (@briankoberlein), David Dickinson (@Astroguyz), Pamela Gay (@starstryder) Big thanks to Nicole Gugliucci (@noisyastronomer) for…

8 years ago

Hubble Looks but Finds No Trace of Comet ISON

On December 18, the Hubble Space Telescope slewed to Comet ISON's expected position and found nothing down to the incredibly…

8 years ago

Comet Tourism Flight Trades ISON For Lovejoy

When Comet ISON entered its zombie stage a few weeks ago, the effects were not only felt in the astronomical…

8 years ago

Weekly Space Hangout – December 6, 2013 – Zombie ISON, Jade Rabbit, Lovely Venus and Naked-Eye Nova

Host: Fraser Cain Guests: David Dickinson, Matthew Francis, Casey Dreier, Sondy Springmann (more…)

8 years ago

Is Anything Left of ISON? Spacecraft Continue to Monitor Comet’s Remains

Could Comet ISON possibly still be alive? The latest high-resolution images available from the STEREO spacecraft are still showing some…

8 years ago

Gorgeous Astrophoto: Montage of Comet ISON

Astrophotographer Damian Peach has wowed us with his images of Comet ISON the past few months. Here's a montage of…

8 years ago

Astronomy Cast 324: Sun Grazers

Comets can spend billions of years out in the Oort Cloud, and then a few brief moments of terror orbiting…

8 years ago