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AbstractWe have developed a 3-step criterion to decide if a comet coming from the Oort Cloud will disintegrate. If we apply this criterion to comet C/2013 US10 we find that the probability of disintegration is 92%. The Secular Light Curve of this comet exhibits complexity beyond current scientific understanding, suggesting that our knowledge of cometary science is incomplete.
Comment: 11 pages, 7 figures, 2 tables, submitted for publication