View Full Version : Half Comet-Half Asteroid a Fluke? Nope

2009-Aug-05, 10:30 PM
Back in 1996, astronomers discovered a strange object in the asteroid belt. They decided it was either a "lost" comet or an icy asteroid, as it ejected dust like a comet but had an orbit like an asteroid. No one had ever seen anything like the object, called 133P. Ever since it was [...]

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