Buzzed By a Weird Blue Asteroid

Asteroid 3200 Phaethon got closer than it will be until 2093, and the reflecting light has astronomers puzzled, and the relationship between black holes and magnetic fields is now a little more clear.

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Sources:

https://www.eurekalert.org/emb_releases/2018-10/fefu-fas102318.php
https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Evgenij_Zubko/publication/328231756_Significant_spatial_heterogeniety_of_regolith_on_asteroid_3200_Phaethon/links/5bc02316458515a7a9e2a49b/Significant-spatial-heterogeniety-of-regolith-on-asteroid-3200-Phaethon.pdf?origin=publication_detail
http://www.astronomy.com/news/2018/10/explore-phaethon-the-weird-blue-rock-that-turns-metal-into-goo
https://www.space.com/42236-weird-blue-asteroid-phaethon.html

http://www.astronomy.com/news/2018/10/magnetic-field-feeds-a-supermassive-black-hole
https://www.nasa.gov/feature/magnetic-fields-may-be-the-key-to-black-hole-activity
http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.3847/2041-8213/aacff5/pdf

Images:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:PIA22185.gif
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:3200_Phaethon_orbit_dec_2017.png
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https://www.eso.org/public/images/eso1835a/
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:3c405.jpg
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:SOFIA_ED10-0182-01_full.jpg
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:SOFIA_with_open_telescope_doors.jpg
http://www.thinkstockphotos.com/image/stock-photo-an-asteroid-or-a-meteorite-flies-in-space/1029112332

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