Comet C/2012 S1 Ison: 14 Nov. 2013

Comet C/2012 S1 Ison: 14 Nov. 2013

This site is dedicated to comet C/2012 S1 Ison, right now making its apparition in the sky.

Latest news Р30 Nov. 2013: comet C/2012 S1 Ison is fading, as  visible in Soho/LASCO C3 images, and shines at mag 4.5/5.0 or so! 

Lots of rumors, expectations and wrong information preceded the arrival of comet Ison: hopefully, these pages will help you understanding comets in general, with a special care for comet Ison.

If you landed on this pages, you were likely wondering to look up and find comet Ison yourself. Here you will find star maps and details to support your observations and enjoyment of this comet.

One thing is to be said at first: comet C/2012 S1 Ison is not going to hit our planet: its orbit will keep it far enough to make any speculation around potential impact just wasted time.

Enjoy comet Ison, enjoy the beauty of the sky at night.