Sunday, 17 November 2013

Astronomy Scrapbook Monday 18th November 2013

Comet ISON lies very close to the star Spica in the constellation Virgo. Comet ISON has increased by 10 times in the last 3 days and is not at mag 5.5 which makes it just visible to the naked eye. Comet ISON can be seen in the sky before dawn.

On This day
November 18th 1964

A THOR-AGENA is launched from Vandenberg AFB by the USAF to place a classified payload into orbit. It is designed 1964-75

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