View Full Version : Did a Comet Hit Cause an CME on the Sun?

2011-Oct-03, 07:40 PM
This amazing video from the SOHO mission (Solar and Heliospheric Observatory) shows a sun-diving comet hitting the solar surface on October 1, 2011 and unexpectedly a huge explosion occurs shortly after. Are the two events related? Probably not, but solar scientists don’t know for sure. The region where the CME originated was on the opposite [...]

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John Mendenhall
2011-Oct-03, 11:23 PM
Amazing video.