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View Full Version : Hubble Looks but Finds No Trace of Comet ISON



Fraser
2013-Dec-21, 02:00 AM
On December 18, the Hubble Space Telescope slewed to Comet ISON’s expected position and found nothing down to the incredibly faint magnitude of 25. According to astronomer Hal Weaver, who planned the ISON search, that limit implies any remaining fragments would have to be smaller than about 500 feet (160 meters) in diameter.*(...)Read the rest […]

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