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Mystery behind `Comet of the century` ISON`s final hours revealed

Last Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014, 15:01

A new data analysis from ESA/NASA Solar and Heliospheric Observatory (SOHO) spacecraft has revealed the final hours of comet 2012/S1 (ISON).

It`s official! Comet ISON`s dead

Last Updated: Thursday, December 12, 2013, 14:08

Comet ISON, once called the comet of the century, couldn`t survive the close brush with the sun, it has been revealed.

Geminid meteor shower to light up December sky

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 04, 2013, 14:16

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 confirmed dead by NASA

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 04, 2013, 10:02

Comet ISON, dubbed the `Comet of the Century` could not survive the close encounter with the Sun on Thanksgiving, NASA confirmed on Tuesday.

Jury still out on fate of Comet ISON post `fiery` sun encounter

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 03, 2013, 11:34

Scientists are working to determine and to understand the fate of Comet ISON as it moves away from the sun.

Post `resurrection` Comet ISON fading away fast

Last Updated: Monday, December 02, 2013, 14:25

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.

See GIF image of comet ISON’s encounter with the Sun

Last Updated: Saturday, November 30, 2013, 16:40

NASA has released a GIF image of comet ISON’s momentous brush with the Sun on Thanksgiving Day.

`Zombie` comet ISON may be back from the dead

Last Updated: Saturday, November 30, 2013, 10:23

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 have survived its solar flyby

Last Updated: Friday, November 29, 2013, 22:36

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 vanishes as it circles the sun

Last Updated: Friday, November 29, 2013, 11:22

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.

Ten interesting facts about Comet ISON

Last Updated: Thursday, November 28, 2013, 14:14

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`.

NASA keeps close watch as Comet ISON nears sun

Last Updated: Thursday, November 28, 2013, 10:28

Comet ISON will reach the perihelion approximately around 1835 GMT on Thursday, November 28.