COMET ISON, R.I.P - it did not survive its brush with the sun today.Thanksgiving Day in the USA, the comet was supposed to pass a little more than a million miles above the surface of the sun.
As a new movie from SOHO shows, the comet had already disintegrated. In the movie, Comet ISON is clearly falling apart as it approaches the sun
Click to set the scene in motion, and pay careful attention to the head of the comet:
Researchers working with the Solar Dynamics Observatory report that they are saw nothing along the track that ISON was expected to follow through the sun's atmosphere.
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