Topic: =/\= comet lovejoy plunges into sun... and survives!!!!  (Read 1929 times)

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=/\= comet lovejoy plunges into sun... and survives!!!!
« on: December 18, 2011, 09:19:07 am »
it was not expected to survive the plunge into the sun but it seems that the comet "lovejoy" has beaten the odds and come out the other side considerably smaller! there are some neat videos on the net already of this so here are a few.

both plunge into and escape http://science.nasa.gov/media/medialibrary/2011/12/16/lovejoy_c3_anim2.gif

plunge: http://science.nasa.gov/media/medialibrary/2011/12/16/comet_whoosh.m4v
escape: http://science.nasa.gov/media/medialibrary/2011/12/16/lovejoyemerges.m4v
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