False Color Image of Comet Halley

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This image of Halley's Comet was taken during its 1986 appearance, it is a false-color digital enhancement of Comet Halley.

This image of Halley's Comet was taken during its 1986 appearance. False-color digital enhancement was used to permit measurement of slight brightness differences. (Copyright: Calvin J. Hamilton (http://www.solarviews.com))

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The StarChild site is a service of the High Energy Astrophysics Science Archive Research Center (HEASARC), Dr. Alan Smale (Director), within the Astrophysics Science Division (ASD) at NASA/GSFC.

StarChild Authors: The StarChild Team
StarChild Graphics & Music: Acknowledgments
StarChild Project Leader: Dr. Laura A. Whitlock
Responsible NASA Official: Phil Newman

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