Asteroid Scheila Sprouts a Tail and Coma - Universe Today
[/caption] When is an asteroid not an asteroid? When it turns out to be a comet, of course. Has this ever happened before? Why, yes it has. In fact it was just announced December 12, 2010 that the asteroid (596) Scheila has sprouted a tail and coma! This is likely a comet that has been … Continue reading "Asteroid Scheila Sprouts a Tail and Coma"