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Sungrazing Comet - Wrong Place, Wrong Time
2011-10-05 11:16:14

NASA's Solar And HelioSpheric Observatory (SOHO) recently witnessed a sungrazing comet being eaten up by a coronal mass ejection (CME).

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2010-06-09 12:45:47

Comet McNaught C/2009 R1 will become brighter than first thought and will be visible to the naked eye over the next few weeks.

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2010-01-05 13:10:00

NASA scientists have spotted a comet in space being 'eaten' as it flies too close to the sun.


Word of the Day
orbity
  • A bereavement by loss of parents or children; the state of being orbate; orbation.
The word 'orbity' ultimately comes from a Latin word meaning 'bereaved'.