A Six-Tailed Asteroid

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A Six-Tailed Asteroid
Posted by DaveMitsky on Saturday, November 09, 2013 2:42 AM

Another case of an anomalous solar system body.

http://science.nasa.gov/science-news/science-at-nasa/2013/07nov_6tails/

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Posted by Tony383 on Saturday, November 09, 2013 10:53 AM

Very strange indeed.  From what I have read, it sounds like there is going to be a more concentrated effort to find more of these cometary-like asteroids.  

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