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Comet's Fragility Shocks Scientists
This article provides an account of the unusual behavior of Comet Linear, which broke up as it swept past the Sun in July of 2000. Users can read about the breakup and view pictures taken by the Hubble Space Telescope and by the 40-inch Jacobus Kapetyn Telescope located in the Spanish Canary Islands. Links to related articles are provided.
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  • High (9-12)
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  • Text:
    • Journal article
  • Space science
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Copyright 1999-2004, Imaginova Corp. All rights reserved.
DLESE Catalog ID: NASA-Edmall-1066
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