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Comet 252P/LINEAR

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Astronomers using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope captured these images of Comet 252P/LINEAR just after a close encounter with Earth on March 21. The close proximity to the comet offered scientists new insights on the body’s nucleus.

Credit: NASA, ESA, and J.-Y. Li (Planetary Science Institute).

 

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