November 2007 - Hubble provides spectacular view of ongoing comet breakup

Calendar Nov 2007

The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has provided astronomers with extraordinary views of comet 73P/Schwassmann-Wachmann 3 as it disintegrates before our eyes. Recent Hubble images have uncovered many more fragments than have been reported by ground-based observers.

Credit:

NASA, ESA, H. Weaver (JHU/APL), M. Mutchler and Z. Levay (STScI)

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