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A comet has been captured by NASA being 'eaten' as it flies too close to the sun.
The space agency's solar-focused agency - Solar and Helioscopic Observatory (SOHO) - captured footage of the Kreutz Sungrazer as it made its fateful approach.
The footage has proven popular on YouTube and scientific and astronomical websites and blogs.

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No remnants of the sungrazer comet have appeared...

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This sungrazer comet is probably a family member of the Kreutz orbital group of comets (Named after the German astronomer Carl Heinrich Friedrich Kreutz who studied them in detail)
the Kreutz comets are fragments a giant comet which would have broken up nearly two thousand years ago at the time of a close passage to our Sun.

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The last images taken by the SOHO LASCO C2 camera indicate that  the comet has completely fragmented.

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Comet captured by the LASCO C2 camera aboard the SOHO Spacecraft at 9:30 UT, 3rd January, 2010.


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A sungrazing comet is a comet that passes extremely close to the Sun at perihelion - sometimes within a few thousand kilometres of the Sun's surface. While small sungrazers can be completely evaporated during such a close approach to the Sun, larger sungrazers can survive many perihelion passages.
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