With only a cloud of debris barely burning bright, comet ISON struggles to maintain composure after its treacherous trip around the Sun. As the comet continues to dim with no solid nucleus remaining, researchers continue to watch in hopes of gathering as much information as possible before it fizzles out forever. The once proclaimed comet of the century will still go down in history. ISON has been travelling from the Oort cloud or long term comet region, of the solar system for about the past one million years to its destination.

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