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Hubble captured this view of comet 46P/Wirtanen on Dec. 13, 2018. Credits: NASA, ESA, D. Bodewits (Auburn University) and J.-Y. Li (Planetary Science Institute)

NASA telescopes captured the brightest comet of 2018

On Dec. 13, the brightest comet 46P/Wirtanen passed 7.4 million miles (12 million kilometers) from Earth. On this event, NASA's Hubble Space Telescope captured...