The moment comet was eaten up after orbiting too close to the sun

Scott Warren
Mail Online
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.

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