The Nucleus of Comet Halley
Date: 12 March 2001
Depicts: Image of the nucleus of Comet Halley as viewed by Giotto
Copyright: ESA. Courtesy of MPAe, Lindau
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Giotto's encounter with Comet Halley provided the first ever opportunity to take images of a comet nucleus. The images were obtained with the Halley Multicolour Camera on Giotto.
Last Update: 1 September 2019