Thursday, October 10, 2013

Sundiving Comet

Source - Space Weather News for Oct. 10, 2013:

SUNDIVING COMET:  A comet is falling into the sun today. Images from the Solar and Heliospheric Observatory show a bright comet rapidly evaporating as the sun turns up the heat, and it may be only hours away from complete disintegration.  Check for images of the death plunge.

JUNO PHOTOGRAPHED: Yesterday, NASA's Juno spacecraft buzzed Earth only 347 miles above our planet's surface. Although the spacecraft was very faint, several amateur astronomers managed to photograph it.  Their images are featured in a special gallery on today's edition of

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