'Spectacular observation': Hubble Telescope spots 37 space boulders ejected by DART asteroid impact
"This tells us for the first time what happens when you hit an asteroid and see material coming out up to the largest sizes. The boulders are some of the faintest things ever imaged inside our solar system."
| Jul 21, 2023 03:13 AM EST
Created: Jul 21, 2023 03:13 AM EST
Hubble’s sensitivity reveals a few dozen boulders knocked off the asteroid by the force of the collision. These are among the faintest objects Hubble has ever photographed inside the solar system.