Comet SIDING SPRING Was Ison"s Death Planned

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Comet SIDING SPRING Was Ison"s Death Planned

Comet Siding Spring (C/2013 A1)

Discovered in January of last year, it was quickly established that Comet Siding Spring (C/2013 A1) was going to pass ‘very’ close to Mars on October 19th this year.

Real Time Information

Mars Distance: 248,140,657 miles
2.669448 AU
399,343,677 km
Actual travelling speed through space relative to the Sun. 67,085.91 mph
29.99 km/s
107,964.31 km/h
Sun Distance: 183,485,070 miles
1.973896 AU
295,290,597 km
Earth Distance: 169,660,881 miles
1.825178 AU
273,042,721 km
Right Ascension:
03h 24m 02.5s
-31° 56' 50.0"
Constellation: Fornax
Estimated Visual Magnitude: 11.97

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