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Holy worlds-colliding, Batman! The Hubble captured this amazing photo of two asteroids annihiliating one another:


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NASA's description: "a mysterious X-shaped debris pattern and trailing streamers of dust that suggest a head-on collision between two asteroids. Astronomers have long thought that the asteroid belt is being ground down through collisions, but such a smashup has never before been seen."

Cool beans!
Chris

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edichka2
Feb. 3rd, 2010 06:13 pm (UTC)
Wow.
mckitterick
Feb. 4th, 2010 09:45 am (UTC)
For sure.
(Anonymous)
Feb. 4th, 2010 05:28 am (UTC)
That's pretty sweet
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