Turns Out That ‘Active’ Object in Jupiter’s Orbit Is a Comet in Disguise

Found 40 days ago at Gizmodo

As Gizmodo last week, object 2019 LD2 was initially identified as the first known active Trojan asteroid on account of its comet like tail. The object was identified as such by astronomers from the University of Hawaiis Asteroid Terrestrial impact Last Alert System ATLAS, and a collaborative team from Queens University Belfast. The University of Hawaii issued a on Tuesday, noting that the object...

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