Monthly Archive: October 2013

Comet c/2012 S1 Ison: path in the sky for November 2013

Where is comet Ison: November 2013

  Since its discovery in Sept. 2012, comet C/2012 S1 Ison attracted a lot of attention. Early evaluations of its orbit showed a great potential for a memorable show, with the most optimistic scenarios reporting...

Comet C/2012 X1 (Linear) outburst: image analysis

Comet C/2012 X1 (Linear) outburst: image analysis

As reported a few days ago, comet C/2012 X1 Linear is undergoing a bright outburst (but not enough to make it visible by naked eye). The Virtual Telescope managed to capture a few images...