Comet collides with sun video: NASA, European Space Agency record collision

An incredible sight in space was recently captured by NASA and the European Space Agency "Soho" space telescope!

A small comet plunged into the sun and vanished!

A short time later, the camera observes a "coronal mass ejection" -- which is the fancy name for a big solar flare.

But astronomers say that was only a coincidence -- the comet was too small to cause such a big disturbance!

NASA is closely monitoring another comet named "Ison" which is expected to pass close by the sun in November.


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