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July 28, 2000 01:00 AM (EDT)

News Release Number: STScI-2000-26

Hubble Sees Comet Linear Blow its Top

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Image: Comet Linear - C/1999 S4

Comet Linear - C/1999 S4

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Object Names: Comet Linear, C/1999 S4

Image Type: Astronomical

Credits: NASA, H. Weaver and P. Feldman (Johns Hopkins University), M. A'Hearn (University of Maryland), C. Arpigny (Liege University), M. Combi (University of Michigan), M. Festou (Observatoire Midi-Pyrenees), and G.-P. Tozzi (Arcetri Observatory)

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Montage Image: Comet LINEAR's Violent Outburst Image Type: Astronomical/Annotated Comet LINEAR's  Violent OutburstPRC2000-26 Comet Linear - C/1999 S4 Image Type: Astronomical Comet Linear - C/1999 S4 Comet Linear - C/1999 S4 Image Type: Astronomical Comet Linear - C/1999 S4

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