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Comet Halley's ion tails

Comet Halley's ion tails were photographed with the ESO Schmidt telescope on 9 December 1985. (Original scale of the photograph: 1 degree = 12 cm)

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About the Image

Id:eso8501a
Type:Observation
Release date:17 December 1985
Related releases:eso8501
Size:1653 x 1134 px

About the Object

Name:Comet Halley
Type:• Solar System : Interplanetary Body : Comet : Tail
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ESO 1-metre Schmidt telescope

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