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When Comets Hit The Sun

Two weeks of conventions takes a toll.
When Comets Hit The Sun
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On this day in history in 1979!

We had the first recorded instance of a comet hitting the sun.

Why would I pick this event to celebrate an open thread?

Covering two political conventions in two weeks can do that to a person.

I'm burnt out.

As a side note:

"The energy released is equal to approximately 1 million hydrogen bombs."

Open thread below.

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