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Comet Ison.. what to look at and where to look
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Comet Kohoutek around 1973 was probably the best Comet I seen although with a very faint tail. Although other comets I have seen to date were either fuzzy stars or a big fail in terms of brightness.
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LoP Guest  Wrote: (10-03-2013 12:19 PM)
How to add comet ISON to Stellarium

Thanks, although I'm feeling somewhat stupid trying to use Stellarium.

I have it installed but it seems to be 'stuck' with Paris as my location and I'm not there.

I may have to uninstall it; I can't even figure out how to use the menu's in it. S977
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skysafari pro is a great app for android and iphone.
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C/2012 S1 ( ISON )

Now it is 11.1 mag (Sept. 16, Tsutomu Seki). It is expected to be a great comet in 2013 autumn when the comet approaches to the sun down to only 0.01 A.U. It keeps visible with naked eyes from November to January, and can be extremely bright as Venus or more at the highlight. But recently, it is fainter than originally expected by 2 mag. It may be 3 mag at best actually when it is observable in the morning sky. The condition is excellent in the Northern Hemisphere. It keeps observable almost all through the period of brightening, at the highlight, and of fading. The condition is not good in the Southern Hemisphere. It is not observable at all the latter part of the highlight, and it keeps low all through the period.

http://www.aerith.net/comet/weekly/current.html


http://www.aerith.net/comet/catalog/2012S1/2012S1.html
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Post: #53
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killedbydeath  Wrote: (10-03-2013 01:42 AM)
i use Stellarium for locating

http://www.stellarium.org/

it's free but awesome

This, and the video and link below shows how to add comets to stellarium.

http://www.wikihow.com/Add-Comet-ISON-to-Stellarium




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Ison is already included in the new version of stellarium

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CourtDude  Wrote: (10-03-2013 02:08 PM)
LoP Guest  Wrote: (10-03-2013 12:19 PM)
How to add comet ISON to Stellarium

Thanks, although I'm feeling somewhat stupid trying to use Stellarium.

I have it installed but it seems to be 'stuck' with Paris as my location and I'm not there.

I may have to uninstall it; I can't even figure out how to use the menu's in it. S977
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you have to add your own latitude and longitude or select a location which is close to yours

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Comet Ison.. what to look at and where to look
CourtDude  Wrote: (10-03-2013 02:08 PM)
LoP Guest  Wrote: (10-03-2013 12:19 PM)
How to add comet ISON to Stellarium

Thanks, although I'm feeling somewhat stupid trying to use Stellarium.

I have it installed but it seems to be 'stuck' with Paris as my location and I'm not there.

I may have to uninstall it; I can't even figure out how to use the menu's in it. S977
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Frigg Stuyvesant  Wrote: (10-03-2013 12:24 AM)
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so what is the big f*cking deal about it? where is this shit? comet of the century yeah right! it's another no show event, elenin and now this shitty ison crap! i hope after this big no show fuzz we will stop talking about rock from space, from now on if i'm not seeing shit with the naked eye i won't believe any of this shit on the internet!

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Mart alien  Wrote: (10-03-2013 05:49 PM)
so what is the big f*cking deal about it? where is this shit? comet of the century yeah right! it's another no show event, elenin and now this shitty ison crap! i hope after this big no show fuzz we will stop talking about rock from space, from now on if i'm not seeing shit with the naked eye i won't believe any of this shit on the internet!

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Whether you see it or not, is nonsense, it's out there, others are too. Large and small rocks, many of them. Wake up.
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What are you guys afraid of? Its free ice!
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