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NASA/ESA SOHO - Bye bye Comet!

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#1    Waspie_Dwarf


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Posted 24 August 2013 - 01:28 AM

NASA/ESA SOHO   Bye bye Comet!

A second comet this week is diving into the Sun today. The coronograph LASCO C3 on NASA/ESA SOHO spacecraft captured this ice comet. The comet is a member of the Kreutz family and was probably a few 10s of meters wide and is vaporizing very quickly.


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Posted 24 August 2013 - 05:47 AM

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