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Outburst and Splitting of Interstellar Comet 2I/Borisov

29 Jul 2020, 16:00 UTC
Outburst and Splitting of Interstellar Comet 2I/Borisov
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David Jewitt et al 2020 ApJL 896 L39
Hubble observations of interstellar comet 2I/Borisov reveal an outburst and splitting of the comet’s nucleus, likely ejecting one or more meter-sized boulders that nonetheless made up a small fraction of the comet’s mass.

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