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Mysterious Disintegration
Date: 14 Jan 2014

This series of Hubble Space Telescope images reveals the breakup of an asteroid over a period of several months starting in late 2013. The largest fragments are up to 180 m (200 yards) in radius. For the full news story and explanation, go here.

Credit: NASA, ESA, D. Jewitt (UCLA)




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