Saturday, April 10, 2010

New Bright Sungrazing Comet

Another bright sungrazing comet appeared on the coronagraph image of April 09, 2010 from the Solar and Heliospheric Observatory (SOHO).

This is 4th bright sungrazing comet of 2010.

You can read more details about these other comets on our old posts:

http://remanzacco.blogspot.com/2010/01/bright-sungrazing-comet.html
http://remanzacco.blogspot.com/2010/01/new-sungrazing-comet.html
http://remanzacco.blogspot.com/2010/03/new-sungrazing-comet.html





Please click here to see a bigger version:

C2 Movie (click to see a bigger version)



(Credit: SOHO)


Like its predecessors, this comet probably will not survive this close encounter with the Sun.


by Ernesto Guido

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