Get ready for Comet Ison

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Oooh Im really looking forward to this one after the recent one fizzled out
 

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You just know there's a ship-full of vampires in the tail....
 

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Predictive images, where it's going to be in the sky, and when
 

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Just hope the timing is right and we get a couple of clear nights once Ison becomes naked eye visible ..
No dosh for a Telesope as yet ..so it's bins at the ready..
 

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Still to small to see with a Chinese origin 6 inch reflector ..and a newbie at the controls..
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Apparently it should be binocular material by the end of the month.
 

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Here we go


Naked vampires ? ......
 
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If they look anything like Kate Beckinsale ...I'm up for an invasion ..
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Nowt wrong with the original LifeForce babe.

 

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Aww, it may no longer be comet of the century

Originally researchers speculated it might become brighter than the full Moon, but based on more recent observations, it is only expected to reach around apparent magnitude −3 to −5, about the same brightness as Venus
 

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Still will be well spectacular even if its "only -5! :)
 

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..and I was hoping for something of biblical magnitude ...
awwww...
Sulk!
 
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