Comet Pan-STARRS Makes Spectacular Galactic Fly-by!
- uploaded: Jul 9, 2014
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A NASA probe recently spotted the dazzling Pan-STARRS comet as it hurtled through space against the backdrop of a distant is a fresh visitor from the outer solar system that lit up night skies last spring as it made one of its first approaches toward the sun. Officially christened comet C/2012 K1, it was discovered a few years ago by the Panoramic Survey Telescope and Rapid Response System, or Pan-STARRS, in