Wednesday, 10 August 2011

For the first time in history, recorded the death of comet

U.S. scientists have succeeded for the first time in history, the camera record the death of a comet that has "plunged" into the Sun, the media reports.

The comet disappeared 6th July when the sun came up and melted. The moment was captured on satellite NASA, which orbits the Earth and study the Sun.

Comets were previously observed near the Sun, but this is the first time that the disappearance of a shot. Having in mind''the intensity of heat and radiation, the comet is completely evaporated, "said NASA officials.

Comet is probably belonged to a group of comets Kreuc that are characteristic in that they have orbits that bring them very close to the Sun.

It is believed to represent the remains of a large comet which disintegrated centuries ago. They are named German astronomer who in the 19th Heinrich Kreucu century.

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