Comet ISON update for November 30, 2013

Here are multiple videos of Comet ISON created from SOHO, STEREO, and other imagery sources. Each video is best viewed in full screen mode. Most of the videos have been looped and sped up dramatically. The last update was on November 28 and features older videos.

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Comet ISON captured by STEREO COR2-A from Nov 28 – 29

Comet ISON captured by STEREO COR2-B from Nov 28 – 29

Comet ISON captured by STEREO Behind COR2 from Nov 26 – 29

Comet ISON side-by-side images from SOHO LASCO-C3 & STEREO Ahead COR2

Comet ISON captured by STEREO Ahead COR2 from Nov 26 – 29

Comet ISON captured by SOHO LASCO-C3 on Nov 29

It seems like a portion of Comet ISON may have survived, but it is difficult to say if it will amount to much. At the moment, it seems like ISON might fade. It was between magnitude 4 and 5 as of Friday, November 29th in the evening. However, it could continue to surprise us, but we will have to wait and see.

Early obituary?
The most epic thing about Comet ISON was that we were able to see the journey of an ancient comet that existed prior to the dawn of mankind. It met its destiny with the sun, and came out victoriously much to the surprise of everyone, but was severely damaged. The elemental contents of Comet ISON share the exact elements that compose almost every object in the Solar System, whether it’s the sun, the moon, the Earth or even yourself. Think about that. It’s very fascinating. Whatever is left of ISON will safely continue on its orbit and eventually go back home to the Oort cloud… if it does not disintegrate long before then.

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