The Bruce Murray Space Image Library
Comet 103P/Hartley 2
Filed under pretty pictures, comets, amateur astrophotos, comet Hartley 2, amateur astronomers, optical telescopes
This view of comet 103P/Hartley 2, with its blue coma and red tail, was captured using a "Global Rent A Scope" instrument based in New Mexico three days after the comet's perihelion and three days before the Deep Impact spacecraft flyby.
Original image data dated on or about January 11, 2010.
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