Comet P/2013 P5 that was discovered in late August has formed six tails during the recent two weeks, astronomers said.
Originally, astronomers thought that the comet "fluffed up" its tail as a result of a collision with a celestial body. It became clear later that since the tails were stable for a long time, they could not be a result of an impact.
According to astronomers, the comet increased the speed of rotation, when particles of dust began to fly away from it. A long period of dust emission is based on the loss of mass due to unstable rotation.
The Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation put the head of the contractor company of Russia's space corporation Roskosmos, Sergei Slastikhin, on international wanted list
"Washington operators of the sanctions machine ought to get acquainted with the history of Russia, to stop the unnecessary fussing," spokesperson for the Foreign Ministry said