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News Release 15 of 947

March 6, 2014 10:00 AM (EST)

News Release Number: STScI-2014-15

Hubble Witnesses an Asteroid Mysteriously Disintegrating

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Image: Hubble Observation of P/2013 R3 - December 13, 2013

Hubble Observation of P/2013 R3 - December 13, 2013

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Object Name: P/2013 R3

Image Type: Astronomical

Credit: NASA, ESA, and D. Jewitt (University of California, Los Angeles)

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Montage Image: Disintegration of Asteroid P/2013 R3 Image Type: Astronomical/Annotated Disintegration of Asteroid P/2013 R3PRC2014-15 Hubble Observation of P/2013 R3 - October 29, 2013 Image Type: Astronomical Hubble Observation of P/2013 R3 - October 29, 2013 Hubble Observation of P/2013 R3 - November 15, 2013 Image Type: Astronomical Hubble Observation of P/2013 R3 - November 15, 2013 Hubble Observation of P/2013 R3 - January 14, 2014 Image Type: Astronomical Hubble Observation of P/2013 R3 - January 14, 2014

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