Comet Hale-Bopp

False-colour image of Comet Hale-Bopp. The central part has been further processed as to show the asymmetrical component; here an enormous dust jet, emanating northwards of the nucleus, is clearly visible.

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ESO

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About the Image

Id:eso9627a
Type:Observation
Release date:20 May 1996
Related releases:eso9627
Size:590 x 566 px

About the Object

Name:Comet Hale-Bopp
Type:• Solar System : Interplanetary Body : Comet
• X - Solar System

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MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope
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