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Comet Levy

Release date: Oct 4, 1990 12:00 AM (EDT)
Comet Levy

NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has observed the inner core surrounding the icy nucleus of Comet Levy more clearly than can be done with ground-based telescopes

The image was taken September 27th with the HST's Wide Field/Planetary Camera, when the comet was at a distance of about 160,000,000 kilometers (100,000,000 miles) from Earth.

Release ID: STScI-1990-19
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Comet Levy