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As ISON Has Fizzled, Comet Lovejoy Remains Visible

Comet ISON has faded from sight, again, and astronomers are not expecting it to light up again. ISON rounded the sun yesterday at 18:45 UTC/ 1:45 p.m. EST, and appeared to be disintegrating. Some hold out hope it will show itself again, but nobody knows for sure. But as ISON fades, another comet is quietly showing its tail, the Lovejoy …

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Comet ISON Could Put On a Great Light Show

In November of 2013, the universe is throwing a “dirty snowball” right within sight of our Earth. And it could end up being a spectacular sight. Comet ISON, named after the International Scientific Optical Network, a Russian program that discovered the comet last year. This particular comet is anywhere from 1 to 10 kilometers in size, based on what can …

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