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Comet 2012 S1 ISON Northern Hemisphere Free Finder Chart for 18 October – 20 November 2013

September 14, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

With the excitement building over Comet 2012 S1 ISON, I have prepared a free finder chart for Northern hemisphere viewers located on or near latitude 40 degrees North to assist you with looking for the comet in the lead-up to it’s close encounter with the Sun. A minimum of large binoculars will be required to […]

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In the Southern Hemisphere? Where and when to see Comet 2012 S1 (ISON) at its best?

October 6, 2012 | By | 2 Comments

Posted Saturday 6 October 2012 As I mentioned in my previous post about Comet 2012 S1 (ISON), Southern hemisphere observers won’t see the comet at its best post perihelion (closest approach to the Sun). The question then arises when can we see the comet next year? I turned to the Sky Safari Pro Ipad app I frequently use (and […]

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Comet 2012 S1 (ISON) – The great daylight comet of 2013?

September 30, 2012 | By | 3 Comments

(Posted 30 September 2012) With still just over two months to go until the end of 2012, it is already time to rush out and purchase a 2013 diary! The discovery of Comet 2012 S1 (ISON) on 21 September 2012 has set the comet observers emails lists abuzz with excitement centred on discussions on how this comet could potentially […]

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