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Twin tails are visible extending from Comet NEOWISE.  The longer, white tail is dust and water or carbon dioxide ejected from the comet as energy from the Sun heats its surface.  The shorter, blue tail is charged particles swept from the coma surrounding the comet by the solar wind. (Photo courtesy: Luther Matthews Jr.)<br/>Reporter: Tony Rice

Twin tails are visible extending from Comet NEOWISE. The longer, white tail is dust and water or carbon dioxide ejected from the comet as energy from the Sun heats its surface. The shorter, blue tail is charged particles swept from the coma surrounding the comet by the solar wind. (Photo courtesy: Luther Matthews Jr.)
Reporter: Tony Rice