Silhouette of person pointing to bright comet over mountain range in twilight.

cometary organics

Qicheng Zhang @qicheng
Jan 30, 20:42

Comet 96P/Machholz has just reached its perihelion, at only 0.12 au from the Sun. Here's the view from the SOHO spacecraft's LASCO C3 coronagraph, which has been running a special program observing the comet through several color filters over the last couple days.

Jan 30, 2023, 20:42
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