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Russian Discovery

Posted by chuck // March 26, 2013 // in Comets // 0 Comments

Vitali Nevski of Vitebsk, Belarus and indian generic viagra Artyom Novichonok of Kondopoga, Russia detected C/2012 SI, dubbed Comet ISON, on CCD images they took on September 21 with a 0.4-m reflector telescope.  The two observers belong to the International Scientific Optical Network (ISON) near Kislovodsk, Russia. The discovery was soon confirmed at  Initial images showed it was extremely faint at discovery magnitude 18.8


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