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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…

9 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…

9 years ago

NASA’s STEREO Spacecraft Spots Comets ISON and Encke

As comets ISON and Encke continue toward their respective rendezvous with the Sun, they have now both been captured on…

9 years ago

Comets Encke and ISON Spotted from Mercury

Two comets currently on their way toward the Sun have been captured on camera from the innermost planet. The MESSENGER…

9 years ago

This is Comet ISON Seen From Mars

It's not much to look at, but there it is: the incoming comet ISON (aka C/2012 S1) as seen by the…

9 years ago

An Unexpected Ending for Deep Impact

After almost 9 years in space that included an unprecedented July 4th impact and subsequent flyby of a comet, an…

9 years ago

Stars, Galaxies, and Comet ISON Grace a New Image from Hubble

This image of the steadily-approaching Comet ISON, made from observations with the Hubble Space Telescope on April 30, show not…

9 years ago

Comet Lemmon: A Preview Guide for April

As Comet 2011 L4 PanSTARRS moves out of the inner solar system, we’ve got another comet coming into view this…

10 years ago

The Year of the Comets: Three Reasons Why 2013 Could be the Best Ever

2013 could turn out to be a comet bonanza. No fewer than three of these long-tailed beauties are expected to…

10 years ago