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NASA released Thursday an image of a comet that, on Oct. 19, will pass within 84,000 miles of Mars -- less than half the distance between Earth and our moon.
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158 days ago · From Administrator
After a year of observations, scientists waited with bated breath on Nov. 28, 2013, as Comet ISON made its closest approach to the sun, known as perihelion.
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264 days ago · From Administrator
Continuing a history of surprising behavior, material from Comet ISON appeared on the other side of the sun on the evening on Nov. 28, 2013
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273 days ago · From Administrator
In the early hours of Nov. 27, 2013, Comet ISON entered the field of view of the European Space Agency/NASA Solar and Heliospheric Observatory.
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278 days ago · From Administrator
A comet's journey through the solar system is perilous and violent.
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284 days ago · From Administrator
A comet exploded over modern-day Egypt 28 million years ago, raining down fire and leaving behind a "mysterious" black pebble
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328 days ago · From Administrator
After almost 9 years in space that included an unprecedented July 4th impact and subsequent flyby of a comet, NASA's Deep Impact mission has ended.
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346 days ago · From Administrator
For 30 years, a large near-Earth asteroid wandered its lone, intrepid path, passing before the scrutinizing eyes of scientists
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355 days ago · From Administrator
This image shows the potentially hazardous near-Earth object 1998 KN3 as it zips past a cloud of dense gas and dust near the Orion nebula.
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371 days ago · From Administrator
A NASA spacecraft that discovered and characterized tens of thousands of asteroids throughout the solar system before being placed in hibernation will return to service
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376 days ago · From Administrator
This graphic shows the orbits of all the known Potentially Hazardous Asteroids (PHAs), numbering over 1,400 as of early 2013.
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384 days ago · From Administrator
The house-sized rock that exploded in the skies near Chelyabinsk, Russia, in February may have been a member of a gang of asteroids that poses a threat to Earth
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389 days ago · From Administrator
A team of astronomers from the University of Anitoquia, Medellin, Colombia, have discovered a graveyard of comets.
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395 days ago · From Administrator
About 10,000 years ago, Comet ISON left our solar system's distant shell, a region known as the Oort cloud, and began streaking toward the sun.
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410 days ago · From Administrator
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