The sunward plunging Comet ISON is shown in this NASA handout taken by the Hubble Space Telescope on October 9, 2013 and provided by NASA October 17, 2013. It suggests that the comet is intact despite... more 
The sunward plunging Comet ISON is shown in this NASA handout taken by the Hubble Space Telescope on October 9, 2013 and provided by NASA October 17, 2013. It suggests that the comet is intact despite some predictions that the fragile icy nucleus might disintegrate as the Sun warms it. The comet will pass closest to the Sun on November 28. REUTERS/NASA, ESA, and the Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA)/Handout via Reuters (OUTERSPACE - Tags: SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY) FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NOT FOR SALE FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS. THIS IMAGE HAS BEEN SUPPLIED BY A THIRD PARTY. IT IS DISTRIBUTED, EXACTLY AS RECEIVED BY REUTERS, AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS less 
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