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Comet Lovejoy Plunges into the Sun and Survives

16 Dec 2011, 18:02 UTC
Comet Lovejoy Plunges into the Sun and Survives

Sungrazing Comet Lovejoy has shocked astronomers by surviving its "death plunge" into the sun. Must-see movies of the comet's passage through the sun's atmosphere are featured in today's story from Science@NASA.

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