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NASA Captures A Comet That Hits The Sun

NASA Captures A Comet That Hits The Sun
NASA Captures A Comet That Hits The Sun
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It is difficult to live without gravity and it is impossible to imagine the universe without it. A key moment for a comet was captured early Sunday by NASA’s Solar and Heliospheric Observatory as they studied the Sun early Sunday .

“This comet was a fragment of a giant comet that disintegrated centuries ago and was almost certainly a Kreutz Solar machine ,” astronomer Tony Phillips wrote to Spaceweather.com . said.

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“A swarm of these fragments orbit the Sun, and every day at least one of them gets very close and breaks apart. Most, less than a few meters in diameter, are too small to be seen, but sometimes a large one, like today, stands out.”

The Comet Reaching the Sun

The video above consists of a series of images taken from SOHO in the early hours of Saturday and Sunday. You can see the small comet in the lower right quadrant unable to resist our star’s intense gravitational pull. As the clock moves into Sunday, it can be seen disappearing into the Sun, obscured by SOHO’s coronagraph to prevent damage to the device .

Since nothing is emanating from the other side of the Sun, we can assume that these Sun rays have completely evaporated from the intense heat .

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