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This feed is incredible and invaluable. Such massive dissappoointment and now again optimism.... I hope were not let down again!

Wonder how much the comet has changed during perihelion?

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Agreed - BBC Dampens down hope big time



"Telescopes saw the giant ball of ice and dust disappear behind the star, but only a dull streamer emerge.


Astronomers continue to search for the object, but it is almost certain the much vaunted "Comet of the Century" has gone out with a whimper.


Despite its great size, Ison was probably torn apart in the immense heat and tidal forces so close to the Sun.


Prof Tim O'Brien, associate director of Jodrell Bank, UK, said: "The nucleus has gone very faint, which you wouldn't expect.


"We can't be sure - but it's not looking good. We'll have to keep watching."

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The BBC was pretty damning, is this simply fizzled remains?

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The BBC report was virtually unchanged except that it hinted there might be survivors. I don't think they have done a full rewrite yet - they are usually last with any news.

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