January 5, 2010
A comet has been captured by Nasa being ‘eaten’ as it flies too close to the sun.
The space agency’s solar-focused agency – Solar and Helioscopic Observatory (SOHO) – captured footage of the Kreutz Sungrazer as it made its fateful approach.
The footage has proven popular on YouTube and scientific and astronomical websites and blogs.
This article was posted: Tuesday, January 5, 2010 at 11:36 am