Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Comets & Active Asteroids

Hey Space Placers!

You will want to read this latest research about comets and active asteroids

The line is getting blurred between asteroids and comets. It could turn out that they are defined as to the particular state they are in.  An ice covered asteroid gets close to the Sun to become active while a comet loses all of its volatiles (gas) to become an asteroid like object.

Sky Guy in VA

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