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Ask the Comet Hunters Team About Asteroids on Asteroid Day

Today is Asteroid Day focusing on awareness of Near-Earth asteroids and promoting discussion about how to identify potential asteroid impacts and prevent them. You can learn more about the Asteroid Day and how it started here. On Comet Hunters, we ask for your help to identify main-belt comets (asteroids behaving like comets), so we decided to spend today answering your questions about asteroids, asteroid impacts, main-belt comets, and anything related to Comet Hunters.

We’ve created a thread on Zooniverse Talk where you can post your burning questions, and we’ll be stopping by throughout the day to reply. See you Zooniverse Talk!

Oh, and if you get a chance, mark asteroid day by also classifying a few asteroid images at

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