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Fraser
2011-Dec-16, 02:30 PM
It’s the morning after for the sungrazing Comet Lovejoy, and this feisty comet has scientists shaking their heads in disbelief. “I don’t know where to begin,” wrote Karl Battams, from the Naval Research Laboratory, who curates the Sun-grazing comets webpage. “What an extraordinary 24hrs! I suppose the first thing to say is this: I was [...]

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Buttercup
2011-Dec-16, 02:36 PM
Yay!! Keep going "little" comet. :D

I was following that at spaceweather.com.

Will be interested to know how much of its head survived.