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TFW our Solar System's star devours you whole

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This week an overzealous comet tried to whip closely around the Sun. The comet, though, forgot that the Sun is the Sun, and the icy chunk of dust was completely vaporized and torn apart when, at a speed of 1.3 million miles per hour, it grazed by our Solar System’s star.

How many of us have felt this way?

Fortunately, the comet’s demise was captured by the European Space Agency and NASA’s Solar and Heliospheric Observatory, resulting in this GIF that seems to be extremely applicable to many of life’s situations. How many of us have felt just the way this comet must have felt? When you’re riding high on life and then suddenly you’re completely blindsided by a giant powerful force you should have seen coming?

For example:

I encourage you to think of this comet as a gift. Use it to express how you feel whenever another metaphorical sun devours your best intentions.