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View Full Version : New Arecibo Radar Images Show Comet Responsible for Camelopardalids is an Icy, Crater



Fraser
2014-May-30, 04:10 PM
When Comet 209P/LINEAR — the comet that brought us the Camelopardalids meteor shower last weekend – was first discovered in February of 2004, astronomers initially thought it was an asteroid. However, subsequent images of the objects showed it had a tail, and so it was reclassified as a comet. Now, new images taken by the […]

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