Mysterious Lovejoy Comets

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?

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