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The Sun Steals Comets From Other Stars - NASA Science


Science & Tech  (tags: space, sun, comets, interesting, science, stars )

Mary
- 1495 days ago - science.nasa.gov
Nov. 23, 2010: The next time you thrill at the sight of a comet blazing across the night sky, consider this: it's a stolen pleasure. You're enjoying the spectacle at the expense of a distant star.



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chris b. (2474)
Tuesday November 23, 2010, 3:18 pm
The Sun must be a republican or is that Rupert Murdoch!
 

Jose Ovidio Perez Morel (44)
Tuesday November 23, 2010, 10:16 pm
Watched and shared.................
 

Tiffany Lambiase (2)
Wednesday November 24, 2010, 12:30 am
THANKS
 

moggy w. (119)
Wednesday November 24, 2010, 3:55 am
thanks how did you find this out? I've seen no comets since moving to the city. If I do, I can etter explain it.
 

Bon L. (0)
Wednesday November 24, 2010, 5:17 am
Thanks for the info.
 

Mary Coleman (148)
Wednesday November 24, 2010, 8:44 am
moggy---i cheat...i get the NASA emails so any time there is a relevent story, it gets emailed to me :)
 

Jae A. (321)
Thursday November 25, 2010, 7:35 pm
You cannot currently send a star to chris because you have done so within the last week.

Oh no Mary ,...you aren't turning Tea Bagger on us with all that cheating now are you...Of course not,how silly of me.

It is all very interesting.....thank you for sharing Mary, regardless of your ...sources :-)...for which I am happy that you have in order to share such as this article with the rest of us.
 
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