Scientists Pedro Bernardinelli and Gary Bernstein discovered C/2014 UN271 or Bernardinelli-Bernstein comet in archival pictures from the Dark Energy Survey at an astronomical observatory in Chile. It was discovered by coincidence in November 2010 and has been the subject of extensive research since then. It originated from the Oort cloud and is still travelling towards the Sun for over a million years since then.Click on the ‘Download PDF option provided below to know more on-
- What is the Bernardinelli-Berstein comet?
- What is the Oort cloud?
- What are some features of the Bernardinelli-Berstein comet?
- Some important terms:Comets,Meteoroids,Asteroid