Sun feasts on comet for Thanksgiving

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Comet ISON moves ever closer to the sun in this image from ESA and NASA's Solar and Heliospheric Observatory, or SOHO, captured at 9:30 a.m. EST on Nov. 28, 2013.  This image is a composite with the sun imaged by NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory, or SDO, in the center, and SOHO showing the solar atmosphere, the corona. Photo by ESA&NASA/SOHO/SDO

Comet ISON moves ever closer to the sun in this image from ESA and NASA’s Solar and Heliospheric Observatory, or SOHO, captured at 9:30 a.m. EST on Nov. 28, 2013. ¬†Photo by ESA&NASA/SOHO/SDO

It was supposed to be the Thanksgiving comet. But it looks like starwatchers won’t have any leftovers.

NASA scientists at the Solar Dynamics Observatory just tweeted sad news:

“We do not see Comet #ISON.” Continue reading

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