Comet Hale-Bopp

This is a series of Hubble Space Telescope observations of the region around the nucleus of Hale-Bopp, taken on eight different dates since September 1995. They chronicle changes in the evolution of the nucleus as it moves ever closer to, and is warmed by, the sun.

Credit:

Harold Weaver (Johns Hopkins University) and NASA/ESA

About the Image

NASA press release
Id:opo9708e
Type:Observation
Release date:27 March 1997, 22:00
Size:204 x 204 px

About the Object

Name:Hale-Bopp
Type:• Solar System : Interplanetary Body : Comet : Nucleus
• X - Solar System Images/Videos

Colours & filters

BandTelescope
Ultraviolet Hubble Space Telescope
WFPC2

Image Formats

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