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Comet Halley

Comet Halley

Date: 06 April 2000
Depicts: Nucleus of comet Halley imaged by Giotto
Copyright: ESA. Courtesy of MPAe, Lindau

This view of comet Halley's nucleus was obtained by the Halley Multicolour Camera (HMC) on board the Giotto spacecraft, as it passed within 600 km of the comet nucleus on 13 March 1986.
Last Update: 1 September 2019
7-Jul-2022 05:03 UT

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