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Thursday, 28 November 2013

Live hangout for watching the comet today

UPDATE: The comet broke up into little pieces and is gone.....about one hour ago, at 1:47 or so. Someone can verify the time for me.

UPDATE 2: This morning (EST), Battams succinctly summarized the latest images he saw: “Based on a few more hours of data, comet #ISON appears to be… well, behaving like a comet!”, he wrote on Twitter.
NASA issued a status update this morning saying it’s unclear if this leftover is debris or an actual nucleus, but added that “late-night analysis from scientists with NASA’s Comet ISON Observing Campaign suggest that there is at least a small nucleus intact.” NASA, as well as Battams, pointed out that comet has behaved unpredictably throughout the 15 months scientists and amateurs have been observing it

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