The Jets of Comet NEOWISE

The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has captured the closest images yet of the sky’s latest visitor to make the headlines, comet C/2020 F3 NEOWISE, after it passed by the Sun. The two images in this video were take three hours apart on 8 August 2020 and features the comet’s prominent jets that are emerging from the nucleus.

Credit:

NASA, ESA, Q. Zhang (California Institute of Technology), A. Pagan (STScI), and M. Kornmesser

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Id:heic2015a
Release date:21 August 2020, 19:00
Related releases:heic2015
Duration:06 s
Frame rate:25 fps

About the Object

Name:NEOWISE
Type:Solar System : Interplanetary Body : Comet
Category:Solar System

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