The Sun Rips Off a Comet's Tail
Inner Solar System and the Sun
STEREO & SOHO
Oct 1 2007, 05:44 PM
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:
Oct 1 2007, 06:01 PM
Don't worry - Comets are like gecko's - it will grow a new one.
Oct 1 2007, 06:57 PM
Oct 1 2007, 08:13 PM
Oct 2 2007, 12:02 AM
That's really something...you can actually see the CME strike Encke! Thanks, Gordan!
Oct 2 2007, 04:41 AM
There are some additional (I think) views here:
Oct 2 2007, 10:53 AM
The movie they have on www.spaceweather.com is good too.
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