Andy

January 24, 2014

Giant asteroid lets off steam

Asteroid may have volcanic activity! Astronomers spot jets of steam- amounting to 21 tonnes of water vapour every hour- coming from opposite sides of Ceres- the largest asteroid in the solar system.

Giant asteroid lets off steam

Twin jets on asteroid Ceres- which has a surface area roughly the same as India- release 21 tonnes of water vapour every hour