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Comet 73P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 3: Fragment B [20 April 2006]

Comet 73P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 3: Fragment B [20 April 2006]


Date: 20 April 2006
Satellite: Hubble Space Telescope
Depicts: Comet 73P/Schwassmann-Wachmann: Fragment B
Copyright: NASA, ESA, H. Weaver (APL/JHU), M. Mutchler and Z. Levay (STScI)

The last image (taken 20 April 2006) from a three-day observation with Hubble showing the breakup of Comet 73P/Schwassmann-Wachmann 3's Fragment B.

Last Update: 1 September 2019
26-Sep-2021 16:24 UT

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