Disintegrating asteroid P/2013 R3 as viewed by Hubble on 14 January 2014
This image shows NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope observations of asteroid P/2013 R3. This asteroid has been found to be disintegrating and breaking apart - the first such body ever seen to do this.
This image shows P/2013 R3 as it was seen on 14 January 2014. This frame was not included in the science paper and is additional data.
About the Image
|Release date:||6 March 2014, 16:00|
|Size:||1061 x 597 px|
About the Object
|Type:||• Solar System : Interplanetary Body : Asteroid|
• X - Solar System Images/Videos
Colours & filters
|350 nm||Hubble Space Telescope|