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The Hyakutake Comet
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Michael Brown (University of Melbourne), Chris Fluke (University of Melbourne) and Mount Stromlo and Siding Spring Observatories

DISCOVERED! X-rays from comet Hyakutake

A bit of background

Space scientists have found x-rays when looking at comets. These x-rays are just like the x-rays your doctor uses when looking for a broken bone. They are also like the x-rays your dentist uses to look at your teeth. Well these x-rays can also be used to find the exact location of comets.

The details of the discovery

A satellite from Germany and super computers were used to make this discovery.

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