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9/29/2012 -- Brightest Comet in Human History Coming! Comet 2012 S1 (C/2012 S1 ISON)

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posted on Sep, 29 2012 @ 07:19 PM
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"Coming next year -- currently between Jupiter and Saturn .. will be half as bright as the sun.. magnitude -16 !!!!! .. In perspective the sun is -26 .. hale-bopp was -1 . "

Big Time Events...





posted on Sep, 29 2012 @ 07:28 PM
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This is a repost


www.abovetopsecret.com...

Very exiting none the less.



posted on Sep, 29 2012 @ 07:58 PM
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I hope that it is all that Kahoutek was billed to be....

Well, even more, actually.



posted on Sep, 29 2012 @ 08:21 PM
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Have Faith For HEAVEN~



posted on Sep, 29 2012 @ 08:27 PM
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Cue...... doomsday threads entering stage left!



posted on Sep, 29 2012 @ 08:49 PM
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Might be premature to call it the brightest in human history as it may break up before it able to get bright enough. Many comets in the past have been touted as going to put on a show only to fail. But hear is to hoping it is amazing!



posted on Sep, 29 2012 @ 09:17 PM
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I don't know I could stay or leave
Either way
Cause the comet can take us all the way through
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posted on Sep, 29 2012 @ 09:28 PM
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I'm going to wait and see how well it turns out. I was really looking forward to one heck of a beautiful pass by Elenin among others last year too. We saw how that story ended. The Sun burped and countless eons of flying super-snowball just ceased to exist.
(I felt a little jipped after all the hype)

I do seem to recall one being mentioned that would be visible around the end of December too. What would a proper doomsday countdown be without tails across the Heavens for a backdrop.


Whatever this is or isn't for "2012", natures own little version of a lead up with events and occurrences is what could almost be called melodramatic if I attributed intelligence to it.



posted on Sep, 29 2012 @ 10:07 PM
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Originally posted by Argyll
Cue...... doomsday threads entering stage left!


Well it will be entertaining for a lil bit.
here ,I will make a few predictions on thread titles
"it's a space ship on controlled path"
"it's Nibiru"
"it's Jesus Christ flying blind on a Hawkman rocket cycle"



posted on Sep, 29 2012 @ 10:34 PM
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Originally posted by ResearchEverything777
"Coming next year -- currently between Jupiter and Saturn .. will be half as bright as the sun.. magnitude -16 !!!!! .. In perspective the sun is -26 .. hale-bopp was -1 . "

Big Time Events...




"In the best case, the comet is big, bright, and skirts the sun next November. It would be extremely bright -- negative magnitudes maybe -- and naked-eye visible for observers in the Northern Hemisphere for at least a couple of months," Karl Battams, of the NASA-supported Sungrazer Comet Project, told Spaceweather.com."

news.discovery.com...



posted on Sep, 29 2012 @ 11:09 PM
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This thing is gonna look so badass through my telescope..I can not wait for this



posted on Sep, 29 2012 @ 11:15 PM
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Originally posted by ResearchEverything777
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Have Faith For HEAVEN~


I %100 do


Have they been wrong in predicting its accurate path? I mean its still 1 year away...



posted on Sep, 29 2012 @ 11:40 PM
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Ok it's a comet. Did i miss something?



posted on Sep, 30 2012 @ 02:18 AM
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It's a comet with an alien armada behind it.


Dang, there's a whole year of thread making? This ought to be interesting.



posted on Sep, 30 2012 @ 06:23 AM
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Sheesh, and you call yourself ResearchEverything. Apparent magnitude scale is logarithmic, -16 is ten thousand times dimmer than the Sun.

BTW, already discussed here: www.abovetopsecret.com...



posted on Sep, 30 2012 @ 06:57 AM
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Warning!

Comets are hardly ever as bright as the early determinations report.
--Not to say it won't be bright, if not the brightest one, in modern times, but since scientists don't fully understand comets as much as they may pretend, they are only guessing about what manner of display the comet will present or not once it approaches the Sun.

We may want to assume that a comet's surrounding coma is nothing more than a manufactured (controlled) solar radiation shield to protect the actual solid body buried within that glowing mist. Given that situation, the creation of and the diminishing of a comet's coma is dependent upon intelligent actions, not mere Nature.

After all, technically speaking, comets are the UFO of outer space. And since scienctists can't ignore the strange phenomena displayed, they have to come up with somewhat implausible explanations as they do for the explanation for the grooves on the Mars' moon Phobos.

Talk of "space arks" --perhaps better understood as "creation ships" are not exactly foreign to our thinking these days.



posted on Sep, 30 2012 @ 07:07 AM
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Yea dream on guys...
Forgetting something are you....

Dec 21, 2012.....

That "meteor" wont be hitting anything....



posted on Sep, 30 2012 @ 11:56 AM
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Events are picking UP...Keep The Faith...Enjoy The Most of Everyday...



posted on Sep, 30 2012 @ 12:37 PM
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Apparent
magnitude Brightness
relative to
magnitude 0 Example Apparent
magnitude Brightness
relative to
magnitude 0 Example Apparent
magnitude Brightness
relative to
magnitude 0 Example
−27 6.3×1010 Sun −7 630 SN 1006 supernova 13 6.3×10−6 3C 273 quasar
−26 2.5×1010 −6 250 ISS (max) 14 2.5×10−6 Pluto (max)
−25 1.0×1010 −5 100 Venus (max) 15 1.0×10−6
−24 4.0×109 −4 40 16 4.0×10−7 Charon (max)
−23 1.6×109 −3 16 Jupiter (max), Mars (max) 17 1.6×10−7
−22 6.3×108 −2 6.3 Mercury (max) 18 6.3×10−8
−21 2.5×108 −1 2.5 Sirius 19 2.5×10−8
−20 1.0×108 0 1.0 Vega, Saturn (max) 20 1.0×10−8
−19 4.0×107 1 0.40 Antares 21 4.0×10−9 Callirrhoe (satellite of Jupiter)
−18 1.6×107 2 0.16 Polaris 22 1.6×10−9
−17 6.3×106 3 0.063 Cor Caroli 23 6.3×10−10
−16 2.5×106 4 0.025 Acubens 24 2.5×10−10
−15 1.0×106 5 0.010 Vesta (max), Uranus (max) 25 1.0×10−10 Fenrir (satellite of Saturn)
−14 4.0×105 6 4.0×10−3 typical limit of naked eye[note 1] 26 4.0×10−11
−13 1.6×105 Full Moon 7 1.6×10−3 Ceres (max) 27 1.6×10−11 visible light limit of 8m telescopes
−12 6.3×104 8 6.3×10−4 Neptune (max) 28 6.3×10−12
−11 2.5×104 9 2.5×10−4 29 2.5×10−12
−10 1.0×104 10 1.0×10−4 typical limit of 7x50 binoculars 30 1.0×10−12
−9 4.0×103 Iridium flare 11 4.0×10−5 31 4.0×10−13
−8 1.6×103 12 1.6×10−5 32 1.6×10−13 visible light limit of HST
en.wikipedia.org...(astronomy)
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Yes! Variations of Visible Light...

Absolute scale based on Vega

"Main article: Absolute magnitude
The star Vega has been defined as having a magnitude of zero, or at least near. Modern instruments such as bolometers and radiometers give Vega a brightness of about 0.03. The brightest star, Sirius, has a magnitude of −1.46. or −1.5. However, Vega has been found to vary in brightness, and other standards have been proposed.
Problems

The human eye is easily fooled, and Hipparchus's scale has had problems. For example, the human eye is more sensitive to yellow/red light than to blue, and photographic film more to blue than to yellow/red, giving different values of visual magnitude and photographic magnitude. Furthermore, many people find it counter-intuitive that a high magnitude star is dimmer than a low magnitude star.
Apparent and absolute magnitude

Two specific types of magnitudes distinguished by astronomers are:
Apparent magnitude, the apparent brightness of an object. For example, Alpha Centauri has higher apparent magnitude (i.e. lower value) than Betelgeuse, because it is much closer to the Earth.
Absolute magnitude, which measures the luminosity of an object (or reflected light for non-luminous objects like asteroids); it is the object's apparent magnitude as seen from a certain distance. For stars it is 10 parsecs (32.6 light years). Betelgeuse has much higher absolute magnitude than Alpha Centauri, because it is much more luminous.
Usually only apparent magnitude is mentioned, because it can be measured directly; absolute magnitude can be calculated from apparent magnitude and distance using;

This is known as the distance modulus, where d is the distance to the star measured in parsecs."
en.wikipedia.org...(astronomy)
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posted on Sep, 30 2012 @ 03:55 PM
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Originally posted by lonewolf19792000
Ok it's a comet. Did i miss something?


It may be just a comet for you but for us amateur astronomers this is a very big probably once in a life time event that you do not want to miss.
It's not every day that a comet with a magnitude of -16 passes by





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