Chris McKitterick (mckitterick) wrote,
Chris McKitterick
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Astro-Porn of the Day: Mars and Comet fun, Giant Sunspot.

Amazing astro-porn thanks to NASA - no Photoshop here.

Hubble captures a comet in the same frame as Mars:


Sunspot group on the Sun that's bigger than Jupiter:


The Sun in hydrogen-alpha, from NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory:


For reference about that sunspot group:


Science is awesome.
Tags: astronomy
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