PDA

View Full Version : Comet ISON is Spewing Out Carbon Dioxide and Dust



Fraser
2013-Jul-24, 02:50 AM
As part of the Comet ISON Observing Campaign, the Spitzer Space Telescope was used to “stare” at the comet for 24 hours on Jun 13, 2013. Images from Spitzer’s “ISON-a-thon” indicate that carbon dioxide and dust are spewing out of the comet at a fairly large rate. “We estimate ISON is emitting about 2.2 million [...]

More... (http://www.universetoday.com/103664/comet-ison-is-spewing-out-carbon-dioxide-and-dust/)