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Meteor Shower Points to 'Potentially Hazardous' Comet

While Earth can breathe easy for now, astronomers are on the lookout for a comet that may pose a threat to our planet in the distant future.

Published On 02/26/2016
10:38 AM EST
The direction from which the new meteor shower approached. Credit: Peter Jenniskens/SETI Institute
A likely Volantid meteor captured by the Desert Fireball Network in Australia. | Desert Fireball Network/Curtin University