A new study made using NASA’s Hubble Telescope has revealed some untold facts about our solar system’s largest-ever comet

Back in 2014, scientists discovered a comet that was soon dubbed the Bernardinelli-Bernstein Comet and is known to be the largest comet ever discovered in our solar system

NASA's Hubble Telescope detected the Nucleus of this Comet which showed that the Bernardinelli-Bernstein is about 120 kilometers (75 miles) across which is twice as wide as Rhode Island

Comets are basically the cosmic snowballs of frozen gases, rock, and dust that orbit the Sun. When they are frozen, they are the size of a small town, while when a comet's orbit brings it close to the Sun, it heats up and emits dust and gases into a giant shining head larger than most of the planets

Bernardinelli-Bernstein (BB) which is also known as C/2014 UN271 is much bigger in size in comparison to the other known comets, even the famous comet Hale-Bopp is about half as wide as the BB comet

Halley’s comet, which passes by Earth every 75 years and is just 11km wide while Bernardinelli-Bernstein is more than 120km in size.

Despite its massive size, the comet will never be visible from the Earth to the naked eye as it is about 3 billion kilometers away from the Earth!

Comet Bernardinelli-Bernstein takes around 3 million years to orbit around the Sun

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