Another ISON Outburst?

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Another ISON Outburst?
Posted by DaveMitsky on Wednesday, November 20, 2013 12:21 AM

Apparently, Comet ISON has experienced another outburst and is now shining at approximately magnitude 4.0.

http://spaceweather.com/archive.php?view=1&day=19&month=11&year=2013

Dave Mitsky

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Posted by stepping beyond on Wednesday, November 20, 2013 9:11 AM

That's a great heads up Dave , I've had quite a few awesome nights but, no Ison. I'll give it another go with the Z10.

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Posted by Poppa Chris on Wednesday, November 20, 2013 2:10 PM

I think ISON has dipped too low to the horizon for me to see it before perihelion.  By the time it makes it out of the trees to my east the dawining light of the Sun is far too bright.  Maybe I'll get it on it's way back out from the Sun.  (fingers crossed)

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