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NASA's Hubble Observes the Farthest Active Inbound Comet Yet Seen

NASA's Hubble Observes the Farthest Active Inbound Comet Yet Seen

September 28, 2017

UCLA's Professor David Jewitt has most recently been involved in using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope to image the farthest active inbound comet yet seen. The Comet that Came in from the Cold A solitary frozen traveler has been journeying for millions of years toward the heart of our planetary system. The waywardNASA's Hubble Observes the Farthest Active Inbound Comet Yet Seen

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