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Comets

Volatiles Power Early Activity

Volatiles Power Early Activity

March 30, 2013 // 0 Comments

NASA Swift spacecraft suggests volatiles, not water sublimation, is powering Comet ISON's early activity.

Comet Brightness Difficult to Predict

Comet Brightness Difficult to Predict

March 28, 2013 // 0 Comments

Comet brightness is difficult to predict, as each comet has its own characteristics that can defy expectations, for better or fo…

NASA: Comet of Century?

NASA: Comet of Century?

March 26, 2013 // 0 Comments

NASA describes Comet ISON and suggests its potential--provided it survives sungrazing.

 
NASA Observing Campaign

NASA Observing Campaign

March 26, 2013 // 0 Comments

NASA coordinating campaign to view Comet ISON with multiple observatories.

 
 
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