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Hubble captures a wandering comet passing through the Trojan asteroids – Digital Trends

Hubble Space Telescope snapped an image of an object called P/2019 LD2 which is part-comet, part-asteroid.



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NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope snapped this image of the young comet P/2019 LD2 as it orbits near Jupiters captured ancient asteroids, which are called Trojans. The Hubble view reveals a 400,000-mile-long tail of dust and gas flowing from the wayward comet’s bright solid nucleus.NASA/ESA/J. Olmsted/STScI
Both comets and asteroids are objects orbiting the sun, but comets are made of dust and ice while asteroids are made of rock, which means they have very different properties and appear differently…

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