May 28, 2024



Astronomers have just discovered a comet so big, it might actually be a minor planet

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June 24, 2021The object is named 2014 UN271. Astronomers Pedro Bernardinelli and Gary Bernstein found it in archival images from the Dark Energy Survey. It appears to be about 100 km wide, 2 or 3 times bigger than record-breaking Comet Hale-Bopp of the 1990s.

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