Best Space Photos of the Week - March 8, 2014

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Asteroid P/2013 R3 Falls Apart: Rare Hubble Space Telescope Photos

Credit: NASA, ESA, and D. Jewitt (University of California, Los Angeles)
This series of Hubble Space Telescope photos captures a rare event in action, the breakup of asteroid P/2013 R3 as it happened in 2013 and 2014. HERE:…Read More »

This photo from Hubble shows the rare sight of the asteroid P/2013 R3 breaking apart. This image, the first in a series, was taken on Oct. 29, 2013. [See more photos.]   Less «
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