Dave Jewitt discovers asteroid that resembles spinning lawn sprinkler

Posted on Nov. 7, 2013

The story has been reported by multiple outlets.

Los Angeles Times:

http://www.latimes.com/science/sciencenow/la-sci-sn-asteroid-with-six-comet-like-tails-20131107,0,4090489.story#axzz2k0QzCPVr

 

National Geographic:

http://newswatch.nationalgeographic.com/2013/11/07/weird-newfound-asteroid-sports-six-comet-tails/

 

NBCNews.com:

http://www.nbcnews.com/science/six-tailed-comet-or-self-destructing-asteroid-its-comsteroid-8C11551565

 

CBS News:

http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-205_162-57611372/hubble-spots-weird-and-freakish-object/

 

Scientific American:

http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=main-belt-comet-asteroid

 

Popular Science:

http://www.popsci.com/article/technology/asteroid-six-tails-leaves-astronomers-dumbfounded

 

Reuters:

http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/11/07/us-space-asteroid-idUSBRE9A617W20131107

 

Reuters/Yahoo News:

http://news.yahoo.com/astronomers-dumbfounded-six-tailed-asteroid-193129286.html;_ylt=AwrSyCPAB3xS0W8AajLQtDMD

 

Fox News:

http://www.foxnews.com/science/2013/11/07/nasa-hubble-sees-asteroid-spouting-six-comet-like-tails/

 

ScienceDaily:

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/11/131107123152.htm

 

Space.com:

http://www.space.com/23506-asteroid-six-tails-hubble-telescope-photos.html

http://news.yahoo.com/bizarre-asteroid-six-tails-spotted-hubble-telescope-photos-214743038.html;_ylt=AwrSyCUGKnxSYgwAh57QtDMD

 

Discovery News:

http://news.discovery.com/space/astronomy/hubble-discovers-weird-six-tailed-comet-131107.htm

 

AFP/Yahoo News:

http://news.yahoo.com/six-tailed-asteroid-stuns-scientists-201413996.html;_ylt=AwrSyCPAB3xS0W8AgDLQtDMD

 

Salon:

http://www.salon.com/2013/11/07/asteroid_with_six_tails_leaves_astronomers_dumbfounded_newscred/

 

Voice of America:

http://www.voanews.com/content/asteroid-with-comet-tails/1785890.html

 

Phys.org:

http://phys.org/news/2013-11-hubble-asteroid-spouting-comet-like-tails.html

 

UPI:

http://www.upi.com/Science_News/Blog/2013/11/07/Six-tailed-asteroid-confounds-astronomers/5111383847946/

 

Sky News:

http://news.sky.com/story/1165478/sprinkler-asteroid-has-six-comet-like-tails

http://uk.news.yahoo.com/sprinkler-asteroid-six-comet-tails-214828299.html#iyKodX4

 

UniverseToday:

http://www.universetoday.com/106223/freakish-asteroid-has-six-tails-sheds-stuff-into-space/

 

Canadian Broadcasting Corp./Yahoo News Canada:

http://ca.news.yahoo.com/asteroid-6-comet-tails-puzzles-astronomers-191304879.html

 

EarthSky:

http://earthsky.org/science-wire/nasas-hubble-sees-asteroid-spout-six-comet-like-tails

 

Business Insider/Yahoo Finance:

http://finance.yahoo.com/news/astronomers-spot-never-seen-comet-183638884.html;_ylt=AwrSyCUMJnxSK2IAlJjQtDMD

 

Business Insider Australia:

http://www.businessinsider.com.au/hubble-see-asteroid-with-comet-like-tails-2013-11

 

UC Newsroom:

http://www.universityofcalifornia.edu/news/article/30315

 

ScienceCodex:

http://www.sciencecodex.com/freakish_asteroid_discovered_resembles_rotating_lawn_sprinkler-122572

 

EurekAlert (American Association for the Advancement of Science):

http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2013-11/uoc--ad110613.php

 

Times of Malta:

http://www.timesofmalta.com/articles/view/20131107/world/astronomers-dumbfounded-by-six-tailed-asteroid.493765

 

Borneo Post:

http://www.theborneopost.com/2013/11/08/six-tailed-asteroid-stuns-scientists/

 

Innovations Report (Germany):

http://www.innovations-report.de/html/berichte/physik_astronomie/kosmischer_kauz_222405.html

 

Headlines and Global News:

http://www.hngn.com/articles/16881/20131107/asteroid-with-6-tails-spins-like-a-lawn-sprinkler-is-this-how-the-space-rocks-usually-die.htm

 

AstroNews:

http://www.astronews.com/news/artikel/2013/11/1311-010.shtml

 

?eské noviny:

http://www.ceskenoviny.cz/veda_a_technika/zpravy/hubbleuv-teleskop-objevil-zvlastni-asteroid-s-sesti-zavoji/1005574

 

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-24857869