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Kepler observes comet 67P/C-G

Kepler observes comet 67P/C-G

Date: 07 October 2016
Satellite: Kepler
Depicts: Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko
Copyright: C. Snodgrass (The Open University) and E. Ryan (SETI Institute)

A series of 15 images of Comet 67P/C-G taken with the Kepler space observatory between 17 and 18 September 2016. The comet is seen passing through Kepler's field of view from top right to bottom left, as outlined by the diagonal strip. The white dots represent stars and other regions in space studied by Kepler.
Last Update: 1 September 2019
29-Sep-2023 07:46 UT

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