~NOV 13 comet Ison/Enke '15 times brighter in our sky than a full moon'?

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posted on Oct, 30 2012 @ 03:50 AM
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www.dailymail.co.uk...
Comet 'shining 15 times brighter than moon' will fly by our planet in 2013


It is currently moving inwards from beyond Jupiter, and as it approaches the Earth, the 'dirty snowball' could produce a dazzling display, burning brighter than the moon and potentially being visible in broad daylight.


really....that bright....

or are they exaggerating?

and what about Encke i can't find much on that one...




posted on Oct, 30 2012 @ 03:52 AM
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Wow. That will certainly be a sight to see.
Thanks for sharing OP.



posted on Oct, 30 2012 @ 03:55 AM
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He is maybe the one that was called Nibiru in the past. One of the pictures from the article you give matches with the picture i had seen when they firstly spotted Nibiru. It is the picture with the comment that says two russians scientists... Hope i have helped you.



posted on Oct, 30 2012 @ 04:14 AM
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Already a thread about this.

www.abovetopsecret.com...



posted on Oct, 30 2012 @ 04:17 AM
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There is some speculation ISON could be the Great Comet of 1680, we are in for a real treat if it is.



posted on Oct, 30 2012 @ 04:21 AM
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Originally posted by minnow
burning brighter than the moon and potentially being visible in broad daylight..


To put this in more context, it may possibly get that bright when it is closest to the sun, at which time it will ONLY be visible during the day.



posted on Oct, 30 2012 @ 04:27 AM
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It's impossible to accurately predict the brightness of a comet, especially that far ahead. Astronomers say that it may become brighter than the full moon. Or, just like Elenin, it may disintegrate into a plume of dust and disappoint us.

The article is from Daily Mail, notorious for inaccuracies and sensationalism.



posted on Oct, 30 2012 @ 04:31 AM
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As the comet passes MABUS dies...

Mexico
Australia
Britain
United
States



posted on Oct, 30 2012 @ 04:50 AM
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You LIE!

It's actually

Madagascar
Algeria
Belarus
Uruguay
Singapore

Prove me wrong.



posted on Oct, 30 2012 @ 05:17 AM
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This comet is in the third dimension we will be in the forth by that time and will be of no consequence to us.



posted on Oct, 30 2012 @ 05:27 AM
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full moon now so in 16 days the moon will be pretty dark not too hard to be 15 times brighter than nothing. Basic math 15 x 0 = 0



posted on Oct, 30 2012 @ 06:03 AM
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Well seeing as Comet Elenin didn't actually exist, let's hope that Ison does exist. Should be a visual treat.



posted on Oct, 30 2012 @ 06:15 AM
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Originally posted by Saint Exupery
reply to post by Pervius
 


You LIE!

It's actually

Madagascar
Algeria
Belarus
Uruguay
Singapore

Prove me wrong.


Personally I thought it was
Mauratania
Armenia
Belgium
Uganda
Senegal

I could be wrong :-)



posted on Oct, 30 2012 @ 08:17 AM
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Originally posted by OratoryHeist
Well seeing as Comet Elenin didn't actually exist, let's hope that Ison does exist. Should be a visual treat.

Yes it existed, I saw it myself. It simply fell apart as it got closer to the sun. It happens.



posted on Oct, 30 2012 @ 08:18 AM
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15x brighter but how much bigger?

Chances are it would be a dot that whizzes by quick.



posted on Oct, 30 2012 @ 08:44 AM
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THAN a full moon, I believe was the title.
........

Am definitely excited over this event, and hope it will be as predicted.
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posted on Oct, 30 2012 @ 08:47 AM
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Two girls from the Valley wake up to find that a passing comet has eradicated their world and left behind a mysterious red-dust and a pack of cannibal mutants. With the help of a friendly truck driver, the girls save the earth from a villainous "think tank," karate chop their way through flesh-eating zombies, and, of course, find time to go to the mall.

Released in 1984. Hmmmm.
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posted on Oct, 30 2012 @ 09:21 AM
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never mind just hope i remember to remember
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posted on Oct, 30 2012 @ 09:46 AM
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Originally posted by mikellmikell
full moon now so in 16 days ...



November next year.



posted on Oct, 30 2012 @ 09:46 AM
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Originally posted by luciddream
15x brighter but how much bigger?

Not even accurate. Current projections are for the total magnitude (nucleus plus tail) to be about as bright as the full moon, not 15x brighter.
www.aerith.net...
The full moon reaches about magnitude -12.7, which is about the same as the peak on the lower graph (total comet magnitude).

I don't know where this 15x brighter nonsense came from (it would have to reach magnitude -15.68 to be 15x as bright at the moon), but please don't spread it. It's over-inflated hyped up claims like this that dilute real astronomy and lead to unmet expectations which make people less interested in real astronomy.
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