Comet 17P/Holmes Hubble image 3

This image taken by the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope reveals Comet Holmes's bright core. It shows the coma, the cloud of dust and gas encircling the comet. The image was taken 4 Nov.

Credit:

NASA,ESA, and H. Weaver (The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory)

About the Image

Id:heic0718g
Type:Observation
Release date:15 November 2007, 15:00
Related releases:heic0718
Size:1091 x 1091 px

About the Object

Name:17P/Holmes
Type:• Solar System : Interplanetary Body : Comet
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Colours & filters

BandWavelengthTelescope
Optical
V
555 nm Hubble Space Telescope
WFPC2
Optical
R
675 nm Hubble Space Telescope
WFPC2

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