Comet Snowstorm Engulfs Hartley 2

Nov. 18 – Deep Impact photographed an unexpected tempest when in flew past Comet Hartley 2’s nucleus on Nov. 4th. At first, researchers only noticed the comet’s hyperactive jets spewing carbon dioxide from dozens of sites. A closer look revealed that the space around the comet’s core is filled with chunks of ice.
http://science.nasa.gov/science-news/science-at-nasa/2010/18nov_cometsnowstorm/

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