Minor Planet (4015) / Comet Wilson–Harrington

This image shows Minor Planet (4015) = Comet Wilson–Harrington on a blue- (12 min) plate, obtained on November 19, 1949, with the 48-inch Schmidt telescope at Palomar. The  image was enhanced at the ESO photographic laboratory in Garching in order to better show the tail.

Credit:

ESO and Palomar Observatory

About the Image

Id:eso9212b
Type:Observation
Release date:18 August 1992, 11:04
Related releases:eso9212
Size:12119 x 8880 px

About the Object

Name:Comet Wilson-Harrington, Minor Planet (4015)
Type:• Solar System : Interplanetary Body : Comet
• X - Solar System

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