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Comet Swassman break up

Comet Swassman break up

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Fate of Comet ISON? Comet 73P/Schwassmann-Wachmann 3 was seen to disintegrate in 2010. Image Credit: NASA, ESA, H. Weaver (JHU/APL), M. Mutchler and Z. Levay (STScI)

The first image from a three-day observation with Hubble showing the breakup of Comet 73P/Schwassmann-Wachmann 3’s Fragment B.

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