Time lapse image of Comet ISON, what looks like snow?

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Drakkith
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I believe the "snow" is from high energy particles striking the detector.
 
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I believe the "snow" is from high energy particles striking the detector.
Thanks! That sounds right.
 
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davenn
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yup exactly

wait till you see a major CME the detectors on the spacecraft go into total whiteout
when the blast of particles hit them

Dave
 

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