Long-Known Asteroid Has A Comet-Like Tail [STUDY]

November 12, 2014 4:19 PM

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by Vikas ShuklaNovember 12, 2014, 11:18 am

Scientists have discovered that a long-known asteroid in the solar system has a comet-like tail. The active asteroid, called 62412, is present in our solar system’s main asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter. It is the first comet-like object found in the Hygiea family of asteroids. The unexpected ...

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