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:
Astronomers say the Hubble images will provide an unprecedented opportunity to study a comet's demise.

The disintegrating comet will pass Earth on 6 May at a distance of 11.7 million km (7.3 million miles).
More details and a photo over at BBC.

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