First, a big chunk of the Sun seemingly goes missing; then a satellite sees a Sun-grazing comet plunge to its death

All the action was captured live and in color by spacecraft. Here’s what it looked like — and what’s going on.

Check out the image above, acquired by NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory spacecraft. It almost seems like something took a big bite out of the Sun, right?

And if that weren’t enough, here’s what happened a day later:

That bright streaking object is a comet plunging toward the Sun at nearly 1.3 million miles per hour before getting torn to shreds and vaporized, as witnesse

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