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Fraser
2010-Feb-02, 05:00 PM
We reported earlier that on January 6, 2010, ground-based observatories may have spotted evidence that two asteroids had collided in the asteroid belt. Now, the Hubble Space Telescope has taken a look at the mysterious X-shaped debris pattern and trailing streamers of dust. With Hubble's sharp vision, astronomers believe a head-on collision [...]

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sabianq
2010-Feb-02, 05:17 PM
ohh, i was hoping that collision was actually captured... that would be super cool. i can imagine the information garnered from such an event.

but looking at the after math can provide enromus insights as it is..
great article.
thanks!