Comet Ison is fast approaching, and recent views of the "comet of the century" have led to some speculate that it is actually three objects or even an Unidentified Flying Object. Of course, the Space Telescope Science Institute …
If you enjoy a dramatic spectacle in the sky, you have probably heard about Comet ISON, currently streaking toward the sun. (If you haven’t heard about it, bear with me—I’ll try to make it worth your while.) But the media coverage has been …
A spectacular set of photos taken by an amateur astrophotographer chronicles the evolution of Comet ISON over the last few months, which has seen the much-hyped icy wanderer brighten so much that it's now visible to the naked eye. "In …
Astronomers keeping a close eye on the highly-anticipated Comet ISON, are reporting that ‘something’ is happening to the icy visitor as it quickly plummets towards the sun. And it may, or may not, be bad news for skywatchers. What has …
Comet ISON is on a journey through our solar system that will culminate in its close encounter with the Sun on November 28, 2013. At that time the comet will pass at a distance of only 2.7 solar radii from the Suns center. Comet C/2012 …
Now there is rising anticipation as we watch the development of comet C/2012 S1 ISON, dubbed the "Comet of the Century" (rather unfortunate, as the last comet called "Comet of the Century" was underperforming C/1973 E1 …
One of the most eagerly anticipated comets in recent history, Comet ISON, is currently making its final swoop in towards the Sun. Astronomers around the world will be watching closely to check how it performs as it flies perilously close to …
If we're lucky, then in just a few days' time we could witness one of the most spectacular sights in the night sky for a generation or more. Astronomers hope that on 3 December a comet will appear on the eastern horizon - Comet Ison. …
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After a multimillion-year plunge from the frozen fringes of the solar system, Comet ISON may have broken apart and evaporated in the fierce heat and crushing gravity of the sun before or during a close flyby Thursday, presumably …
A comet that gained an earthly following because of its bright tail visible from space was initially declared dead after grazing the sun. Now, there is a sliver of hope that Comet ISON may have survived. New images being analyzed Friday …