Comet Levy

NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has observed the inner core surrounding the icy nucleus of Comet Levy more clearly than can be done with ground-based telescopes

The image was taken September 27th with the HST's Wide Field and PlanetaryCamera, when the comet was at a distance of about 160,000,000 kilometers (100,000,000 miles) from Earth.

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About the Image

NASA press release
NASA caption
Id:opo9019a
Type:Collage
Release date:4 October 1990, 05:00
Size:3695 x 2553 px

About the Object

Name:Comet Levy
Type:• Solar System : Interplanetary Body : Comet
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Colours & filters

BandTelescope
Infrared
I
Hubble Space Telescope
WFPC1

Image Formats

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