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New Sungrazing Comet

21 Jan 2010, 17:29 UTC
New Sungrazing Comet
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After the bright sungrazing comet discovered on January 02, 2010 on images taken by NASA's STEREO-A spacecraft, a new comet is plunging toward the sun. On first looking this comet is ~1-1.5 mag fainter than the previous one from early January.Below the new comet imaged by another solar spacecraft, SOHO:Click here to see the same image with labels (by Spaceweather):http://bit.ly/8Vz9PEThe comet is just entering the field of view of SOHO C2 camera:Click here for a bigger version:http://bit.ly/7hhDlK By Ernesto Guido

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