Huge comet seen on soho web page.

This new comet is a sun grazer, remember comet neat in 2003? It was is almost 2 times the size of jupiter..

This one may be bigger, but there is no comet tail, why?
More about this when it gets closer to the sun, 2 or 3 days?
 

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This new comet is a sun grazer, remember comet neat in 2003? It was is almost 2 times the size of jupiter..

This one may be bigger, but there is no comet tail, why?
More about this when it gets closer to the sun, 2 or 3 days?
How do you know that's a comet and not, say, Venus?
 
How do you know that's a comet and not, say, Venus?
http://sungrazer.nrl.navy.mil/index.php?p=recent [Broken]
On the soho web page i confirmed comet as others did.
this may be of interest.


Myan predictions dec 21 2012?
[2012 crackpottery deleted]
 
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How do you know that's a comet and not, say, Venus?
Looking at a sky map via Starry Night, I find that Venus is about 6 degrees west of the sun right now. The FOV of that telescope is 16 degrees. Therefore: Venus!
 
I see no entry for that picture on that link. Could you copy and paste the entry in that log you think applies? Please note: the 2012 conspiracy theory is a banned subject here. It is pure crackpot nonsense and we won't feed it.


what are u talking about im talking about astronomy...

The refrence is to a calander, very usful for predicting usfull astronomy.
and to show what evidence we can support the obviouse.
venus would appeare as a tiny dot next to the sun, unlike the photo.
 
Looking at a sky map via Starry Night, I find that Venus is about 6 degrees west of the sun right now. The FOV of that telescope is 16 degrees. Therefore: Venus!
well whatever it is is very big..
 
Looking at a sky map via Starry Night, I find that Venus is about 6 degrees west of the sun right now. The FOV of that telescope is 16 degrees. Therefore: Venus!
Whatever it is its bigger then venus.
 

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Whatever it is its bigger then Venus.

Take a look here http://lasco-www.nrl.navy.mil/images/C3_desc.html" [Broken]
This shows how big Venus appears.


That is Venus in the most current shot just entering the frame!
 
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And you base that assertion on what, exactly?
The comparison photo of comet neat is how I made the comparison.
comet neat is almost twice the size of jupiter, in comparison the latest photo above left represents somthing at least that size, if not bigger.

A binary star?
 

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It's Venus 6° from the Sun. :-)
 

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