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Fraser
2013-Sep-10, 08:10 PM
It’s a case of mistaken identity: a near-Earth asteroid with a peculiar orbit turns out not to be an asteroid at all, but a comet… and not some Sun-dried burnt-out briquette either but an actual active*comet containing rock and dust as well as CO2*and water ice. The discovery not only realizes the true nature of […]

More... (http://www.universetoday.com/104664/oddball-asteroid-is-really-a-comet/)

A.DIM
2013-Oct-09, 02:00 AM
I just came across this.

30yrs of mistaken identity ... who's reviewing and analyzing the data ... who's watching the skies?!

We know so very little of what's going on in our solar system.