Hubble Zooms in on Heart of Mystery Comet

Hubble Space Telescope Image of Comet Holmes Taken on November 4. Hubble Space Telescope image of the core of Comet Holmes taken on November 4.
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November 15, 2007

Comet 17P/Holmes, now visible in the night skies, has been captured by the JPL-built and designed Wide Field and Planetary 2 Camera, onboard NASA's Hubble Space Telescope.

+ Hubble Space Telescope news release
+ More images and sky chart for viewing