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Comet Leonard unleashes 'couple of outbursts' before vanishing forever

Comet Leonard is slowly making its way out of view, but before it vanishes completely, it has returned to life with some outbursts.

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NASA estimates wild numbers for meteor that exploded on New Year's

A meteor has exploded in the atmosphere over Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, with an explosive force equivalent to thirty tons of TNT.

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A new study uncovers why comet heads glow green but never their tails

Scientists from the University of New South Wales have learned how dicarbon makes some comets glow green, but not their tails.

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Something unusual is happening to Comet Leonard

Comet Leonard's tail is experiencing a disconnection event, captured in this amazing photo, thanks to space weather disrupting it.

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Amazing footage of Comet Leonard through an aurora and meteor shower

Comet Leonard has been spotted by a Chinese satellite, capturing fantastic footage through an aurora and meteor shower near Earth.

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NASA spacecraft spots Comet Leonard as it heads toward the Sun

Two spacecraft have observed Comet Leonard on its way to its closest pass by the Sun yet, showing its path and bright tail.

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NASA says how to spot comet Leonard that's close to Earth right now

A comet that has taken thousands of years to pass into our inner solar system is close to Earth, here's you can see it at home.

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Phenomenal images taken of 2021's best comet that's passing Earth now

The brightest comet of 2021 is currently passing by Earth in a once-in-a-lifetime astronomical event that you can see from home.

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How and where you can see once-in-a-lifetime comet Leonard pass Earth

NASA recently confirmed that a once-in-a-lifetime comet will safely pass by Earth at speeds of up to 158,000 miles per hour.

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Comet that no one alive will ever see again photographed passing Earth

A comet that no one alive today will ever see again is currently making its way past Earth, and its journey has been photographed.

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'Something is wrong' with the best comet of 2021, it's acting weird

The brightest comet of 2021 and a space object that won't be seen for around 80,000 years is seemingly behaving strangely.

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NASA confirms 3 huge asteroids will approach Earth in 2021's last days

NASA's database has confirmed that three massive asteroids will be approaching Earth in the last days of 2021. Earth is safe.

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Here's how to see 2021's best comet, a once-in-a-lifetime sighting

What is being described as 'likely to be 2021's best comet, and its brightest comet by year's end' will soon pass by Earth.

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62-mile wide comet, the largest ever found, just surprised researchers

The largest comet that has ever been found with a telescope has just surprised researchers and will no doubt continue to do so.

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NASA drops number of asteroids near Earth, and what hasn't been found

NASA has posted a new video that's a part of its Planetary Defense series that reveals what NASA knows about asteroids and comets.

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Largest comet ever observed revealed to be older than first thought

Bernardinelli-Bernstein (BB) is the largest comet ever observed, and its been active for a lot longer than previously thought.

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Comet to approach Earth very soon, first visit for about 70,000 years

A comet that hasn't approached Earth for about 70,000 years is going to come relatively close to Earth soon. Mark your calendars.

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NASA expert reveals difference between 'comets, meteors and asteroids'

A NASA expert has revealed the difference between asteroids, comets, and meteors in a new video posted to its YouTube channel.

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NASA's asteroid collision test all hinges on these 60 critical minutes

NASA is about to launch a spacecraft directly towards an asteroid, and the success of the mission depends on the last 60 minutes.

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Man finds rock, thinks it's gold, it ends up being far more valuable

A man armed with a metal detector found a heavy rock back in 2015 and thought it was gold. It turned out to be much more valuable.

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Comet makes its closest approach to Earth, will leave for 200 years

A famous comet has made its closest approach to Earth in November 2021 and won't come close to our planet for 200 years.

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Object flying at 26,000 mph through our Solar System spotted

Astronomers observed an object flying through our Solar System at 26,000 mph, and it's stretching our definitions of space objects.

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NASA scientist answers, 'What if an asteroid were going to hit Earth?'

A NASA scientist that is a planetary defense expert has answered this question: 'What if an asteroid were going to hit Earth?'

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Biggest comet ever discovered is approaching Earth, arrival date found

Astronomers located what could be the largest comet ever discovered and found that it's heading towards Earth from deep space.

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Largest comet ever discovered is heading our way, arrival time found

A new study has estimated the arrival time for the largest comet that has ever been discovered, comet Bernardinelli-Bernstein.

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Comet traveling 84,000 mph is fast-approaching Earth very soon

A world famous comet that was once landed on by the European Space Agency is making an extremely fast approach towards Earth.

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'Fizzing' asteroid that behaves like a comet found by astronomers

Researchers have put forward an answer to why the asteroid named Phaethon is exhibiting comet-like activity in a new study.

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Will an asteroid ever hit Earth? Answered by a NASA scientist

An asteroid lining up with Earth could be completely catastrophic for life here, but will an asteroid such as this happen?

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Astronomers detect first activity on the largest comet ever discovered

Astronomers in New Zealand detected the first activity of what may be the largest comet to ever be discovered by astronomers.

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Astronomers find the largest comet ever and its shocking massive

Astronomers located a comet that is now the largest comet ever to be discovered. It's 1,000 times bigger than a typical comet.

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A 13,000 year old comet that struck Earth changed humans forever?

A study has found that a cluster of comet shards smashed into Earth 13,000 years ago and may have changed human civilization.

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'Mega comet' close to dwarf planet size is entering our solar system

Astronomers found a huge 'mega comet' that is believed to close to dwarf planet size and will be entering our solar system.

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Asteroid that traveled 23 million years to get to Earth discovered

Researchers and scientists have estimated that the asteroid that landed in Botswana took nearly 23 million years to reach Earth.

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This 'one of a kind' comet has its own 'Northern Lights'

Astronomers have found a comet that has its own aurora. This comet is called 67P/C-G, and we've never found anything like it.

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Simulation results from 70 GPU's say Jupiter captures 'alien' comets

Scientists have used 70 graphics cards to run a simulation of how space bodies enter our solar system.

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NASA's TESS satellite accidentally caught a comet 'burp' on video

One of NASA's satellites accidentally a comet doing what seems to be like a cosmic 'burp'

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Interstellar visitor photographed, revealing a 100,000 mile-long tail

New photos of an interstellar visitor revealed some brand new factors about its properties to observers.

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That reddish interstellar visitor isn't what we thought it would be

The second interstellar object to enter our solar system is unfortunately boring.

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First-ever colored image of interstellar comet 'Borisov' captured

The first-ever colored image of an interstellar comet has been captured by the Gemini Observatory.

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Comet ISON is no more, new images show that it has fizzled out

Comet ISON did in fact vaporize when it passed through the Sun's coronasphere.

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Comet ISON partially survives its close encounter with the sun

Comet ISON plunges into the outter reaches of the sun and partially survives.

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ScienceTT: Source of great dinosaur extinction was not an asteroid, but actually a comet

New research says that a comet was responsible for dinosaur die off, not an asteroid.

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SpaceTT: Comet Pan-STARRS shows off in brilliant fashion in the March skies

Photographers around the world capture stunning images of Comet Pan-STARRS.

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SpaceTT: Comet ISON comes into view in new NASA image, could prove to be largest comet ever seen

NASA shows of image of Comet ISON, most likely the largest comet seen in recorded history.

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