Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Comet Halley from Vega 2

Comet Halley from Vega 2
Comet Halley from Vega 2 The best image of comet 1P/Halley taken by the TVS camera onboard the Soviet Vega 2 spacecraft was taken on 9 March 1986 at 7:19:58 from a distance of 8,030 kilometers. Russian Academy of Sciences / KFKI / Daniel Macháček.

Image t11190 (Abergel et al 1997) 

Image has contrast enhanced to show subtle details and was resampled to 100 m/pix resolution (original resolution was 120×160 m/pix).

Abergel J., Bertaux G., Avanessov G.A., Tarnopolsky V.I., Zhulov B.S., Kondor A., Merenyi E., Foldy C., Szego K., Toth I., and A. V. Dyachkov, VEGA2 TV SYSTEM IMAGES PROCESSED BY KFKI V1.0, VEGA2-C-TVS-3-RDR-HALLEY-PROCESSED-V1.0, NASA Planetary Data System, 1997