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CometCon Liveblog: Day 2

2 Aug 2013, 09:00 UTC
CometCon Liveblog: Day 2
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This Thursday and Friday is the Comet ISON Observer’s Workshop: a meeting of comet scientists at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory. We'll be liveblogging the meeting's presentations and discussion sessions here at ISONblog.

Watch the proceedings live: http://www.livestream.com/cometison.

Session 9: Wrapping Things Up

5:07 PM The workshop has come to a close, and we at ISONblog are concluding our cable news-paced coverage. Every new beginning comes from some other beginning's end, y'all.

4:59 PM Consensus: an informal "War Room" meeting will be held in mid-December, near the beginning of post-perihelion ISON observations.

4:47 PM That inevitable phase of all meetings has arrived: it's time to plan the next meeting.

4:41 PM There's already a Pinterest board for ISON images. So very Web 2.0 (2.1?) of the CIOC. This should get much more active when there are more images; once the comet is farther away from the Sun in the sky.

4:32 PM Now Karl Battams is giving a broader review of that same CIOC (Comet ISON Observing Campaign) website, isoncampaign.org. It's a great resource to learn about ISON observing plans, especially for those on the amateur/professional observing spectrum.

4:18 PM Mike Kelley is presenting the ISON Observing Timeline, ...

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