Nightly News   |  November 29, 2013

‘Zombie' Comet ISON? Bright spot puzzles scientists

New images suggest that the Comet ISON, which astronomers thought disintegrated on its journey around the sun on Thanksgiving Day, may have survived. NBC News’ Brian Williams reports.

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>>> been so high because it looked like the comet ison would give us something special to see as christmas approaches. the caveat was the comet had to survive its slingshot route around the sun. after ison obituaries were written yesterday when it didn't look like it survived astronomer astronomers see a bright spot, a smudge visible indicating something survived. but perhaps not the show we were hoping for.