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The Disintegration of Comet 332P/Ikeya-Muramaki

The Disintegration of Comet 332P/Ikeya-Muramaki

September 15, 2016

DATELINE: SEPT. 15, 2016, LOS ANGELES, CA. U.S.A. UCLA-led astronomers capture best view ever of disintegrating comet Astronomers have captured the sharpest, most detailed observations of a comet breaking apart 67 million miles from Earth, using NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope. The discovery is published online today in Astrophysical Journal Letters.In aThe Disintegration of Comet 332P/Ikeya-Muramaki

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  • 10/03/16 8:30am
    Caltech, Beckman Institute Auditorium
    Caltech Keck Institute for Space Studies Short Course
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