Observations of comet Hale-Bopp from La Silla

The image displays Hale-Bopp gas production curves (quantity of released gas as a function of heliocentric distance) from radio observations at the IRAM, JCMT, CSO, SEST and Nançay telescopes. Pre-perihelion data are shown on the left, post-perihelion data on the right. Adapted from a figure prepared by Nicolas Biver.



About the Image

Release date:22 October 1998
Related releases:eso9849
Size:2952 x 3568 px

About the Object

Name:Comet Hale-Bopp
Type:Solar System : Interplanetary Body : Comet : Tail : Gas
Category:Solar System

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