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ISON approaches the Sun as seen from STEREO-A (Nov 21-26, 2013)

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NASA / STEREO / animation by Emily Lakdawalla

ISON approaches the Sun as seen from STEREO-A (Nov 21-26, 2013)
This animation is composed of 208 images captured over a period of five days from November 21 to November 26 as comet ISON approached the Sun. Also in the frame are Mercury, Earth, and comet Encke.

Images downloaded from here.

Here is a version of the animation aligned on the comet:

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License. For uses not allowed by that license, contact us to request publication permission from the copyright holder: Emily Lakdawalla

Original image data dated on or about November 26, 2013

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