Image Comet Lovejoy nearly crashed into the solar surface, but last week suddenly appeared on the earth atmosphere made not less voyeuristic enthusiasts of astronomy research in many countries.
The scientists estimated that the comet Lovejoy diameter of about 500 m will completely disappear as it passes through the corona of the sun is extremely hot in the 87,000 mile range. However, it has suddenly come back and scan through the Earth at a distance of 240 miles, creating a masterpiece in the sky.
The reason people are not interested anymore Lovejoy believing that it would burn completely when going through extremely hot corona above the solar surface. However, it has suddenly appeared across the corona, continues its orbit and scan through the earth.
Researcher Robert Massey of the Royal Astronomical Society was stunned because the return of the comet Lovejoy. He said: "It was an extraordinary event. Lovejoy came extremely close to the surface of the sun, closer than the distance from Earth to the Moon. "
Fortunately, the picture of the comet Lovejoy was Alex Cherney, an astronomy enthusiast, taken from Cape Schanck, Victoria (Australia) with a digital camera.
Also, the images of Comet Lovejoy is also recorded sharp from the International Space Station ISS in a very ideal location. Astronaut Dan Burbank, commander of the ISS, described seeing the comet is "the best thing" he had ever seen in space.
Here are the pictures of Comet Lovejoy:
Image is a comet astronomy enthusiast captured Alex Cherney in Victoria,
The picture is nice and clear shot with a digital camera and individuals.
Comets in the horizon at sunset moment, creating a beautiful picture.
Previously, this comet is seen in Santiago today 22/12.
Comet Lovejoy photograph Atacama desert, Chile.
The picture was taken from the comet International Space Station ISS.
It swept through the earth atmosphere in front of the astronauts.
NASA satellites capture comet when it swept through the solar corona.
This NASA photo recorded last week, when the comet out of the corona.
Video Comet Lovejoy swept the earth.