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The Sun Rips Off a Comet's Tail, Comet Encke never knew what hit it.
ugordan
post Oct 1 2007, 05:44 PM
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I didn't know whether to post this here or in the cometary section, but seeing as STEREO's involved...

A cool movie of Comet Encke's tail being seemingly ripped off by a CME in this story:
http://science.nasa.gov/headlines/y2007/01oct_encke.htm


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stevesliva
post Oct 2 2007, 04:41 AM
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There are some additional (I think) views here:
http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/stereo/news/encke.html
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- ugordan   The Sun Rips Off a Comet's Tail   Oct 1 2007, 05:44 PM
- - The Messenger   Don't worry - Comets are like gecko's - it...   Oct 1 2007, 06:01 PM
- - stevesliva   That's great!   Oct 1 2007, 06:57 PM
- - CAP-Team   Cool animation!!   Oct 1 2007, 08:13 PM
- - nprev   That's really something...you can actually see...   Oct 2 2007, 12:02 AM
- - stevesliva   There are some additional (I think) views here: ht...   Oct 2 2007, 04:41 AM
- - Sunspot   The movie they have on www.spaceweather.com is goo...   Oct 2 2007, 10:53 AM


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