LASCO

NRL telescope onboard ESA, NASA SOHO discovers 4000th comet

LASCO, which is aboard SOHO, was developed in 1995 to see the extremely faint emission from the region around the Sun called the corona. Operating in space for…

ISON stops producing dust

On Thursday evening, at the time of its closest approach to the sun, comet ISON still had an active nucleus which was spewing gas and dust. About two hours…