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Comet ISON Nov. 28 Time-Lapse with Sun

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This time-lapse space wallpaper shows Comet ISON approaching and leaving during its slingshot around the sun — represented by the white circle — on Nov. 28, 2013. The ISON images clearly outline the curve of the comet's orbit path. The images were captured by ESA/NASA's SOHO mission.

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Credit: ESA/NASA/SOHO/SDO/GSFC

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