SOHO watches a comet fading away


Related images(click to enlarge) On Nov. 4, 2010, NASA‘s EPOXI spacecraft came within 450 miles of Comet Hartley 2, a small comet not even a mile in diameter, which takes about six and a half…

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Scientist analyzes the nucleus of comet Hartley 2


Nearly one year ago, a repurposed NASA spacecraft flew by the comet Hartley 2. As a result, a multitude of high-resolution images were gathered over 50 days that allow scientists to understand the nature of…

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