Halley Comet

Beautiful image of the Halley Comet and its tail. This colour image was assembled by combining three individual exposures obtained on three separate photographic plates with the GPO telescope in 1986.

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ESO

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About the Image

Id:halley_gpo_1386002-cc
Type:Observation
Release date:19 April 2013, 11:25
Size:2475 x 3595 px

About the Object

Name:Comet Halley
Type:• Solar System : Interplanetary Body : Comet
• X - Solar System

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BandTelescope
Optical
Red
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