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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Comet ISON Dives Toward the Sun (SOHO LASCO images)

Filed under pretty pictures, comets, amateur image processing, the Sun, animation

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Comet ISON (C/2012 S1) captured by the SOHO spacecraft as it dives in to the sun's corona on November 28, 2013, and in a dramatic action a fraction of the icy body returns from the hell the next day. I edited this stunning sequence of images released by SOHO (Solar and Heliospheric Observatory), leveled, enlarged and sharpened them for full HD viewing.

NASA / ESA / SOHO / Babak Tafreshi

Copyright holder: Babak Tafreshi

Original image data dated on or about November 29, 2013

 

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