Comet Halley from La Silla in 1986

A beautiful image of Comet Halley and its tail during its last passage through the inner Solar System. This colour image was assembled by combining three individual exposures obtained on three separate photographic plates with the Grand Prisme Objectif telescope at La Silla in 1986.

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ESO

About the Image

Id:halley_gpo_1386002-cc
Type:Observation
Release date:2 October 2015, 15:00
Related announcements:ann15076
Size:2475 x 3595 px

About the Object

Name:Comet Halley
Type:Solar System : Interplanetary Body : Comet
Category:Solar System

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BandTelescope
Optical
Blue
Grand Prisme Objectif telescope
Optical
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Grand Prisme Objectif telescope
Optical
Red
Grand Prisme Objectif telescope

 

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