Tuesday, December 20, 2011

Comet Lovejoy at Sunrise

Source - Space Weather News for Dec. 20, 2011: http://spaceweather.com

SUNRISE COMET: Comet Lovejoy is receding from the sun, remarkably still intact after its Dec. 16th plunge through the solar atmosphere. Multiple observers in the southern hemisphere are now reporting that they can see and photograph the comet's tail shining through the twilight of sunrise. Pictures of this rare apparition are highlighted on today's edition of http://spaceweather.com.

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