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Last Post 3/21/2012 4:11 PM by  Claire Raftery
Comet hitting the Sun
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3/21/2012 2:10 PM

    What would happen if a comet hit the Sun?

    Tags: comets, sun, Sungrazing, sun comet

    Claire Raftery

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    3/21/2012 4:11 PM
    Actually, comets hit the sun all the time! Since they are mostly made of dust and ice, all that happens is the ice melts and the comet vaporizes. Take a look at these movies. The first one shows a comet flying across the face of the Sun and the second shows a comet flying through space from two points of view and disappearing behind the Sun.
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