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The Nucleus of Interstellar Comet 2I/Borisov

  • Authors: David Jewitt, Man-To Hui, Yoonyoung Kim, Max Mutchler, Harold Weaver, and Jessica Agarwal

2020 The Astrophysical Journal Letters 888 L23.

  • Provider: AAS Journals

Caption: Figure 2.

Comet Borisov on UT 2019 October 12 showing syndynes for particles with β = 10−4, 10−3, 10−2, 10−1, and 1, as marked. The axis of the tail is best represented by β = 0.01, corresponding to particle radius a ∼ 100 μm. Direction arrows are the same as in Figure 1.

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