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Wow! Rare green comet suffers solar storm ATTACK! Tail destroyed, check stunning photo

The green comet, C/2022 E3 (ZTF), which is visiting the Earth after 50000 years has been hit by a massive solar storm and this has destroyed a part of its tail. As the Earth waits for February 1, when an extremely rare comet, which was last seen 50000 years ago, will be visible across the night sky, it has undergone a vicious solar storm attack. Comet C/2022 E3 (ZTF) is a long-period comet that originated in the Oort cloud. It recently reached its perihelion on January 12 and now it is on its way to make the closest approach to the Earth. However, the comet met an unfortunate fate as it collided with a coronal mass ejection (CME) cloud. The solar storm attack has resulted in a part of its tail being destroyed.The stunning image was taken by comet hunter Michael Jager on January 17 fr...