Last Updated: Thursday, November 21, 2013, 19:16
The highly anticipated Comet ISON is brightening fast just days from its fateful hairpin turn on November 28th around the broiling surface of the Sun.
Last Updated: Wednesday, November 20, 2013, 11:59
One or more fragments could have gotten detached from comet ISON in the past days, as two wing-shaped features in the comet`s atmosphere suggest.
Last Updated: Tuesday, November 19, 2013, 12:50
A retired teacher Bruce Mellin has clicked new pictures of comet ISON with the help of MicroObservatory`s "Donald" telescope in Arizona.
Last Updated: Tuesday, November 12, 2013, 10:45
A comet is heading for a close encounter with the sun later this month, and if it is not vaporized or torn apart, it should be visible to the naked eye in December.
Last Updated: Friday, October 18, 2013, 18:17
A new image of the sunward plunging Comet ISON taken by NASA`s Hubble Space Telescope suggests that the comet is still intact despite predictions that it may disintegrate as the Sun warms it.
Last Updated: Friday, October 18, 2013, 09:11
An incoming comet that skygazers had hoped would provide one of the greatest celestial shows of the century, could be a fizzle.
Last Updated: Wednesday, October 09, 2013, 21:22
Scientists have found the first-ever comet material on Earth - a black pebble filled with diamonds - left behind when an `apocalyptic` comet exploded over modern-day Egypt, 28 million years ago.
Last Updated: Wednesday, October 09, 2013, 14:02
City pollution and lights dampened the hopes of stargazers who could witness only some Draconids meteors streaking across the skies in the wee hours on Wednesday.
Last Updated: Wednesday, October 09, 2013, 12:04
Researchers have discovered the first ever evidence of a comet entering Earth`s atmosphere and exploding, raining down a shock wave of fire that obliterated every life form in its path.
Last Updated: Sunday, October 06, 2013, 10:41
Comet ISON may actually be disintegrating, a new research has revealed.
Last Updated: Wednesday, September 25, 2013, 14:53
Two comets that will pass Mars next year have prompted excitement as well as some concern that some cometary particles could hit the Mars spacecraft orbiting the Red Planet and exploring its surface.
Last Updated: Saturday, September 21, 2013, 08:31
The US space agency has announced an end to its eight-year Deep Impact mission that included an unprecedented impact, comet flybys and the return of approximately 500,000 images of celestial objects.
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