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No Return From the Dead for Comet ISON

The last vestiges of Comet ISON are fading from view after a sizzling close encounter with the sun, scientists said on Monday.   “Comet ISON is now just a cloud of dust,” astronomer Tony Phillips wrote on, a NASA-backed website.   “Experienced astrophotographers might be able to capture the comet's fading 'ghost' in the pre-dawn sky of early December, but a naked-eye spectacle is out of the question,” he wrote.   Scientists believe the comet...

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