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Comet ISON Rising

By: Juan Carlos Casado

 

Region: Europe

Site: Tenerife - Spain

Date: 2013 November 22

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As seen on Astronomy Picture of the Day, Comet ISON (C/2012 S1) appears in the morning twilight, on its way to the Sun, only few days before reaching within a solar diameter of the Sun's surface (on 2013 Nov. 28). Pictured in this short timelapse video, Comet ISON was captured rising over Gran Canaria Island, photographed with a telephoto lens from the Teide Observatory on Tenerife. See other images of comet ISON, including closer still views of this scene, here and explore the TWAN unique collection of bright comets of our time above the world's landscapes). Juan Carlos Casado, Starryearth.com

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