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Comet Crumbles

Comet Crumbles

The Hubble Space Telescope has captured in stunning detail the break-up of Comet 73P/Schwassmann-Wachmann 3. The images show the comet has disintegrated into dozens of fragments, causing astronomers to wonder if it will survive its next orbit around the Sun. Read more at BBC News(1).

1. http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/sci/tech/4953780.stm

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