Image: Comet ISON on Thanksgiving Day

November 29th, 2013 in Astronomy & Space / Space Exploration
Credit: ESA&NASA/SOHO/SDO


Credit: ESA&NASA/SOHO/SDO

Comet ISON has moved quite close to the sun as seen by from ESA/NASA's Solar and Heliospheric Observatory captured at 10:51 a.m. EST on Nov. 28, 2013.

This image is a composite with the sun imaged by NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory in the center, and SOHO showing the solar atmosphere, the corona.

Read more: Sun-grazing comet ISON likely broke up (Update)

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