comet lost its tail

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comet lost its tail

Postby sushi_chef » Thu Feb 09, 2017 8:55 pm

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"DID COMET 45P LOSE ITS TAIL? At the end of December 2016, Comet 45P/Honda-Mrkos-Pajdusakova plunged toward the sun with a long tail streaming behind it. Now the comet is headiing for Earth for a close encounter on Feb. 11th. Apparently, however, it left something behind. "Comet 45P has lost its tail," reports Bill Williams of the Chiefland Astronomy Village in Florida, who photographed the approaching comet last night:
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