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Comet Linear (July 6, 2000)

Comet Linear (July 6, 2000)

Depicts: Comet Linear, C/1999 S4
Copyright: NASA, H. Weaver and P. Feldman (Johns Hopkins University), M. A'Hearn (University of Maryland), C. Arpigny (Liege University), M. Combi (University of Michigan), M. Festou (Observatoire Midi-Pyrenees), and G.-P. Tozzi (Arcetri Observatory)

The nucleus cannot be seen in these images because it is about a mile or so across, which is too small for the Hubble telescope to see.
Last Update: 1 September 2019
20-May-2024 03:02 UT

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