55P/Tempel-Tuttle image of the day

February 17, 1998, 09:26 UT.

Image comet 55P/Tempel-Tuttle

Credit & Copyright: National Astronomical Observatory, Japan. Courtesy: H. Fukushima, T. Nakamura, and T. Sekiguchi.

This image was taken using the NAOJ 50cm reflector (F7.3) with a CCD camera and a red filter. A long faint tail is visible.

Last updated: February 23, 1998
P. Jenniskens