Cometary Science Newsletter
Issue 1
April 2015

- Call for NASA Discovery Comet Mission Summaries

- Refereed Journal Papers

  + Disappearance of Comet C/2010 X1 (Elenin): Gone with a
    Whimper, not a Bang

  + Peculiar Near-Nucleus Outgassing of Comet 17P/Holmes During
    Its 2007 Outburst

  + Plasma Distribution of Comet ISON (C/2012 S1) Observed Using
    the Radio Scintillation Method

  + A Significant Amount of Crystalline Silica in Returned
    Cometary Samples: Bridging the Gap Between Astrophysical and
    Meteoritical Observations

  + The Pre-perihelion Activity of Dynamically New Comet C/2013
    A1 (SIDING SPRING) and Its Close Encounter With Mars

  + Fast Rotation and Trailing Fragments of the Active Asteroid
    P/2012 F5 (Gibbs)

  + Considerations Regarding the Colors and Low Surface Albedo of
    Comets Using Hapke Methodology

- Conference Announcements

  + Stardust Workshop, 2015 Jul 24-25