THE EXTRAORDINARY MULTI-TAILED MAIN-BELT COMET P/2013 P5

@article{Jewitt2013THEEM,
  title={THE EXTRAORDINARY MULTI-TAILED MAIN-BELT COMET P/2013 P5},
  author={David C. Jewitt and Jessica Agarwal and H. Weaver and Max J. Mutchler and Stephen M. Larson},
  journal={The Astrophysical Journal},
  year={2013},
  volume={778}
}
Hubble Space Telescope observations of main-belt comet P/2013 P5 reveal an extraordinary system of six dust tails that distinguish this object from any other. Observations two weeks apart show dramatic morphological change in the tails while providing no evidence for secular fading of the object as a whole. Each tail is associated with a unique ejection date, revealing continued, episodic mass loss from the 0.24 ± 0.04 km radius nucleus over the last five months. As an inner-belt asteroid and… 

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