ISON’s tail is suddenly full of streamers and features not seen before. A narrowfield, false color view of Comet ISON on Nov. 15, 2013, taken from New Mexico. Image © Joseph Brimacombe.
Top image: Comet 2012 S1 ISON in outburst, seen on November 15, 2013. Credit and copyright: Damian Peach.
Frame grab from the “Earth view” of Comet ISON from Inove’s simulator. The horizontal line is the horizon and the comet’s position today Nov. 15.