Astronomers say the Hubble images will provide an unprecedented opportunity to study a comet's demise.More details and a photo over at BBC.
The disintegrating comet will pass Earth on 6 May at a distance of 11.7 million km (7.3 million miles).
Hubble photographs comet break-up
Posted on Monday, May 01 2006 @ 7:21 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Hubble has taken pictures of the break-up of a comet: