Halley's Comet

This stunning image was captured by ESO's very own Wide Field Camera.

Halley is the only short-period comet that is clearly visible to the naked eye from Earth, and thus the only naked-eye comet that might appear twice in a human lifetime.



About the Image

Release date:16 April 2013, 15:24
Size:1503 x 2470 px

About the Object

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

Image Formats

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Screensize JPEG
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