View Full Version : Rumors of Comet ISON ‘Fizzling’ May be Greatly Exaggerated

2013-Jul-30, 09:40 PM
A press release out yesterday about a recent paper on Comet ISON has caused a mild uproar across the astronomy-minded social media outlets and some websites. The article issued from the Physics & Astrophysics Computation Group (FACOM) at the University of Antioquia in Medellin, Colombia is titled “Comet Of The Century? Not Yet! Comet C/2012 [...]

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2013-Jul-30, 09:57 PM
Kohoutek 2.0?

2013-Jul-31, 01:24 PM
Kohoutek 2.0?
I think that feeling was well stated once someone tied "of the century" to ISON.

In fact, Fraser talked about that in February (http://cosmoquest.org/forum/showthread.php?142643-3-Comets-That-Fizzled).

Everyone forgets the alternate (and even likely) scenarios and hypes the incredible one (as always).

2013-Jul-31, 02:49 PM
I shall return your comet Ison in exchange for ONE MILLION dollars!