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Series of Hubble Space Telescope Images Reveals the Breakup of an Asteroid

Caption: This series of Hubble Space Telescope images reveals the breakup of an asteroid over a period of several months starting in late 2013. The largest fragments are up to 180 meters (200 yards) in radius.

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

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