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News Release 215 of 959

February 2, 2010 10:00 AM (EST)

News Release Number: STScI-2010-07

Suspected Asteroid Collision Leaves Odd X-Pattern of Trailing Debris

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Image: Comet-like Asteroid P/2010 A2 by HST

Comet-like Asteroid P/2010 A2 by HST

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Object Name: Comet-like Asteroid P/2010 A2

Image Type: Astronomical

Credit: NASA, ESA, and D. Jewitt (UCLA)

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