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AIA captures a comet!

7 Jul 2011, 12:59 UTC
AIA captures a comet!
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AIA captured an incredible movie of a comet's demise as it entered the solar corona:AIA 171 Å movie (3.9 MB .mov)Here's the movie of the comet observed by SOHO LASCO (11 MB .mov) (For those of you who are curious, here's some information about sungrazing comets.)

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