Comet 2019 LD2 (ATLAS) found to be actively transitioning

Comet 2019 LD2 (ATLAS) as seen by the Hubble Space Telescope. Credit: Hubble Space Telescope/Bryce Bolin. A comet discovered last year is offering scientists new insights into how these objects “turn on” and evolve, as it actually transitions out of the Centaur population and into the Jupiter Family of Comets (JFCs), according to a paper […]