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Comet ISON just after perihelion in SOHO LASCO C3

Comet ISON just after perihelion in SOHO LASCO C3

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Comet ISON just after perihelion in SOHO LASCO C3
Comet ISON surprised observers on Thanksgiving day, 2013, by appearing to fade just before perihelion and then appearing to re-form a tail right after.

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Original image data dated on or about November 29, 2013

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