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Comet C/2015 D4 (Borisov)

A meteor shower from C/2015 D4 (Borisov) on July 29?

Discovered on 2015, February 23rd, by Gennady Borisov, the comet C/2015 D4 (Borisov) is a long-period one, which will be back in the inner Solar system in more than 200 years. Its last perihelion was thus in October 2014, just before it was discovered. Its orbit has been better defined now, and recent research directed by Peter Jenniskens and Esko Lyytinen shows that this object may be the source of a meteor shower that could display activity this year, at the end of July.
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