Comet ISON, once called the comet of the century, couldn`t survive the close brush with the sun, it has been revealed.
The 2013 Geminid Meteor Shower is all set to light up the sky with a remarkable display of cosmic fireworks beginning Thursday, December 4.
Comet ISON, dubbed the `Comet of the Century` could not survive the close encounter with the Sun on Thanksgiving, NASA confirmed on Tuesday.
Scientists are working to determine and to understand the fate of Comet ISON as it moves away from the sun.
According to astronomers, Comet ISON which showed signs of revival after initially being declared dead post its close encounter with the sun on Thanksgiving is fading out fast.
NASA has released a GIF image of comet ISON’s momentous brush with the Sun on Thanksgiving Day.
A smaller, paler version of Comet ISON may have survived incineration in the sun`s corona and may be brightening, scientists said on Friday.
Comet ISON may not have broken apart and evaporated in the fierce heat and crushing gravity of the sun before or during a close flyby Thursday.
Comet ISON appears to have flown too close to the surface of the sun Thursday and vanished as it circled the fiery surface, astronomers said.
As astronomers speculate the fate of Comet ISON, here are a few fun facts about the much anticipated comet also called the `Comet of the century`.
Comet ISON will reach the perihelion approximately around 1835 GMT on Thursday, November 28.
NASA`s STEREO-A spacecraft has captured the best footage yet of Comet ISON hurtling towards the Sun for a close encounter on Thanksgiving.
Astronomers and amateur sky-gazers are waiting with bated breaths as the Comet ISON hurtles towards the Sun for a close encounter on Thanksgiving.
Images of comets ISON and 2P/Encke on their journey through the solar system have been released by the US space agency.
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.
A retired teacher Bruce Mellin has clicked new pictures of comet ISON with the help of MicroObservatory`s "Donald" telescope in Arizona.
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.
An incoming comet that skygazers had hoped would provide one of the greatest celestial shows of the century, could be a fizzle.
Comet ISON may actually be disintegrating, a new research has revealed.
Researchers have discovered a new method that can help them predict the changes in the rotational states of comets.
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