Jan 22, 2017

January 6, 2017, NASA announced that the HUBBLE telescope captured what are believed to be comets plunging into the star HD 172555, which resides 95 light-years from Earth. The comets were not seen directly around the star. Astronomers inferred their presence when they used NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope to detect gas that is likely the vaporized remnants of their icy nuclei.

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