AUG 23, 2016 09:06 AM PDT
SOHO Footage Shows a Comet Being Vaporized by the Sun
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It isn't all that uncommon for objects to slam into the Sun, and when they do, the Sun's immense heat and gravitational forces essentially crush and vaporize anything that tries to pass through.

In a very clear footage shot from the Solar and Heliospheric Observatory (SOHO) operated by NASA and the ESA, a comet was seen travelling at around 1.3 million miles per hour before it eventually came to a stop after impacting the Sun.

As you can see, it didn't make it through to the other side of the Sun, because it tore the comet up like a piece of paper.

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