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Comet Bites the Dust Around Dead Star Artist Concept

Main image: NASA/JPL-Caltech
Graph: NASA/JPL-Caltech/GSFC
2006-01-11

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This artist concept illustrates a comet being torn to shreds around a dead star, or white dwarf, called G29-38. NASA Spitzer Space Telescope observed a cloud of dust around this white dwarf that may have been generated from comet disruption.

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  • Title: Comet Bites the Dust Around Dead Star Artist Concept
  • Creator: Main image: NASA/JPL-Caltech<br />Graph: NASA/JPL-Caltech/GSFC
  • Date Created: 2006-01-11
  • Rights: JPL

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