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Comet ISON streaming towards the Sun. At its closest approach on Thanksgiving Day 2013, it will be just 730,000 miles above the sun's surface. (Image Credit: ESA/NASA/SOHO) This image comes from SOHO, the Solar and Heliospheric Observatory - the comet is in the lower right. Mona Evans, "Comets" http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art33712.asp

Bright, brighter, brightest: these views of Comet ISON after its closest approach to the sun Nov. 28 show that a small part of the nucleus may have survived the encounter. Images from the Solar and Heliospheric Observatory. (Credit: ESA/NASA/SOHO/GSFC) Mona Evans, "Comets" http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art33712.asp

Comet ISON and Mercury in the dawn over the Teide Observatory in the Canary Islands. Taken 2013-11-21. (Credit: Juan Carlos Casado) The comet was barely visible to the unaided eye. This image was taken with a camera with a small photographic lens. Mona Evans, "Comets" http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art33712.asp

from Etsy

Vintage Space Poster - Halley's Comet

La tragédie douce.

from NASA

Inside the Flame Nebula

El nacimiento de estrellas en Flame Nebula

El transito de Venus delante del Sol en 2004. La gota negra en el disco solar se verá de nuevo este 5 de junio

from NASA

Comet ISON May Have Survived

Comet ISON May Have Survived | NASA

Comet Lovejoy, Earth's Horizon (NASA, International Space Station, 12/22/11)

from NASA

View of the Transantarctic Mountains

This image of the Transantarctic Mountains was taken from the NASA P-3 airborne laboratory on Nov. 27