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VikingRaider
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Reged: 01/29/08

Loc: Mukwonago, Wisconsin
Saw ISONs tail new
      #6196230 - 11/15/13 10:09 AM Attachment (18 downloads)

Spotted ISON in the only 10 minute window teh clouds would give me this morning. I got up at just teh right time. Crazy how that worked out today because the sky was just horrible.

Anyway, I found ISON within seconds of looking---unistakable tail visible directly this morning. With averted vision, the tail stretched out maybe 4 or 5 coma widths. The other thing I noticed was that overall it appeared less bright than yesterday, with the nucleus much less bright (though still star-like).

Instead of a little fuzzy ball, it looked like a little fuzzy smear!

Here's the full write up.

thanks for looking!


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niteskystargazer
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Reged: 10/05/09

Loc: 41-43'-28" N 87-42'-39" W
Re: Saw ISONs tail [Re: VikingRaider]
      #6196469 - 11/15/13 12:17 PM

Steve,

Nice sketch of ISON Tail .

CS,KLU,

,

Tom


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