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HOT COMET
This deep space satellite image shows an energy salvo from the sun seeming to head toward a rapidly evaporating comet. Discovered in November, comet NEAT passed closest to the sun on February 18, the day the Solar and Heliospheric Observatory took this picture. To hunt for such ice boulders yourself in real time data from the $1 billion orbiter, check out: http://sungrazer.nascom.nasa.gov
(02/19/03)