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Watch Comet ISON hurtle toward the sun

NASA releases a short movie showing comet ISON's approach near the fiery grasp of the sun over the course of five days.

By Nov. 27, 2013

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Comet ISON: Viewing guide for the comet of a lifetime (maybe)

Potential "comet of the century" will be visiting the sun for Thanksgiving Day. There's one last chance to catch this week before it fizzles or makes history.

By Nov. 25, 2013

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'Comet of the Century' ISON coming into view this week

It could be the brightest comet in decades, or even centuries, and it's coming to visit for the holidays. It might also fizzle out.

By Nov. 7, 2013

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Top Comet ISON watcher calls space rock officially DOA

The potential comet of the century grazed the sun last week, and it now appears it didn't survive to put on a once-in-a-lifetime Christmas show for us.

By Dec. 2, 2013

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Comet ISON may put on a cosmic show for Earth (pictures)

Already visible from Earth with binoculars, ISON will get up close and personal with the sun on Thanksgiving Day.

10 Images By Nov. 27, 2013

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Reports of Comet ISON's death may be greatly exaggerated

The sun-grazing comet spent Thanksgiving visiting our neighborhood star, and seems to have emerged from its shadow to tell the tale.

By Nov. 29, 2013

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Invisible parts of the sun revealed in NASA video

The Solar Dynamics Observatory has the ability to stare at the sun without going blind, and it captures all kinds of colorful activity in the process.

By Dec. 18, 2013

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Hubble captures possible 'comet of the century'

NASA's Hubble telescope has snapped some of the first pictures in visible light of Comet ISON, which may become one of the brightest we've ever seen from Earth.

By Apr. 24, 2013

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UrtheCast cameras to live-stream Earth views from ISS

UrtheCast is poised to offer free, near-real-time views of our big blue marble from the point of view of the International Space Station.

By Nov. 25, 2013