In the last few years, several of the comets discovered by astronomer Terry Lovejoy have provided astronomers on Earth with dramatic and unexpected displays.
From the astonishing 2011 journey of comet c/2011 W3, which survived perihelion just 140,000 km above the Sun’s surface, to the recent observation of rapid changes in the plasma tail of comet C/2013 R1. What does the electric universe tell us about these puzzling comet discoveries?
Source: The Thunderbolts Project
Featured image: Comet Lovejoy by Dark Energy Survey team (DEC CTIAO)
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