C/2023 P1 (Nishimura) 2023-Sep-04-06 Eliot Herman

The tail of comet 2023 P1 (Nishimura) disrupted by coronal mass ejections
Between September 4th (left) and 6th (right) the Sun's coronal mass ejections tore apart the tail of comet 2023 P1. This is termed a disconnection event as portions of the tail are disconnected and dispersed by their impact of the Solar wind resulting from the Sun's activity. The impact of the Sun's activity to rapidly disrupt the comet's tail is amazing.

Captured with a Vixen VSD astrograph and a Nikon Z7II camera in Tucson AZ.

see spaceweather.com/archive.php?view=1&day=07&m

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