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Photos of Comet ISON: A Potentially Great Comet

Comet ISON Nov. 25, 2013, Sky Map

SkyandTelescope.com

Where to look for Comet ISON low in early dawn on the morning of November 25th. Mercury and Saturn will be much brighter; start with them to find the spot to examine for the comet with binoculars. (The comet symbol is exaggerated.) For scale, this scene is about twice as wide as your fist held at arm's length.

Comet ISON Nov. 24, 2013, Sky Map

SkyandTelescope.com

Where to look for Comet ISON low in early dawn on the morning of November 24th. Mercury and Saturn will be much brighter; start with them to find the spot to examine for the comet with binoculars. (The comet symbol is exaggerated.) For scale, this scene is about twice as wide as your fist held at arm's length.

Comet ISON Imaged by Damian Peach

Damian Peach/SkyandTelescope.com

Comet ISON, imaged by longtime amateur astrophotograper Damian Peach in the U.K. He used a 17-inch telescope for 12 minutes of combined exposures on November 15th.

Comet ISON Seen From Hereford, AZ

Bruce Gary

Amateur astronomer Bruce Gary captured this view of the brightening Comet ISON on Nov. 14, 2013 from Hereford, Ariz. At the time, the comet was a naked-eye object. [Read the Full Story On Comet ISON's Brightness Here]

ISON Nov. 14 by Hankey

Mike Hankey | www.mikesastrophotos.com

Astrophotographer Mike Hankey sent SPACE.com this 60-second x RGB composite image of Comet ISON taken on Nov. 14, 2013.

ISON Evolution by Mike Hankey

Mike Hankey | www.mikesastrophotos.com

This composite shows some of Mike Hankey’s observations of Comet ISON since he began imaging the comet in September.

Comet ISON Seen in Singapore

Justin Ng/www.justinngphoto.com

Photographer and amateur astronomer Justin Ng of Singapore captured this view of Comet ISON on Nov. 4, 2013.

Comet ISON Photographed by Mike Hankey

Mike Hankey/www.mikesastrophotos.com/

Astrophotographer Mike Hankey sent in a photo of Comet ISON, taken on Nov. 10, 2013, from his location in Auberry, CA (near Fresno). He has been imaging ISON regularly since Sept 21 and noticed a more prominent jet in recent days.

Comet Encke, Comet LINEAR, and Comet ISON by Scott MacNeill

Scott MacNeill | Frosty Drew Observatory

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Inverted Image of Comet ISON Seen in Singapore

Justin Ng

Justin Ng sent in an inverted image of comet ISON, taken in Singapore, Nov. 4, 2013.

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