Thursday, November 28, 2013


   The comet persistantly billed as the "Comet of the Century" by the astronomically challenged, did not survive the harsh environment of the Sun.  It vaporized in the hours preceding its closest approach.

One of the last images before disintegration at 12:12 EST

Here is a link to a video showing the demise of the comet.

  There is still a chance that the remnants may be visible from a dark sky as a headless ghost comet, with its tail extending up from the eastern horizon before sunrise in the next couple of weeks.

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