Newly discovered comet dives into the Sun on ill-fated maiden voyage through the solar system

September 13, 2011SUNDIVING COMET: A comet is diving into the sun today. Just discovered by comet hunters Michal Kusiak of Poland and Sergei Schmalz of Germany, the icy visitor from the outer solar system is expected to brighten to first magnitude before it disintegrates on Sept. 14th. The Solar and Heliospheric Observatory is monitoring the comet’s death plunge. –Space Weather
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7 Responses to Newly discovered comet dives into the Sun on ill-fated maiden voyage through the solar system

  1. Maiden PEI says:

    Does anyone know what panet (?) that big object is on the left?

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  2. isis2012 says:

    They are not crashing into the sun … they are activating a portal in the vicinity of the sun as to exit this Dimensional Plane …

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  3. nickk0 says:

    If it brightens to ‘first magnitude’ just before its destruction, I suppose it might be possible that we Earthlings may be able to observe it, such as during sunset ??
    That would be wild to see !!

    – Nick

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  4. SamanthaH says:

    ….I beg to differ isis.

    Please kindly see below for that comets demise;
    http://www.space.com/12948-death-diving-comet-dragged-demise.html

    & befor you go on about how it speeds up approaching the sun… thats gravity man.
    the SUNS gravity…

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  5. Maiden PEI says:

    Hi Alvin,

    Did you know that some of the comments are disappearing?

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