Mar 9th, 2013 22:17:37 UTC – Comet C/2012 ISON

Mar 9th, 2013 22:17:37 UTC – Comet C/2012 ISON – Distance from Earth: 609.6 million kilometers – Magnitude 15.6 (data: theskylive.com). Conditions not very good, but tail is quite evident in this picture. Distance from Sun is now 675 million kilometers, approaching at about 19.8 kilometers per second.