Milky Way showing Comet Halley

Milky Way showing Comet Halley

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Credit: BARNEY MAGRATH/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Optical photograph of part of the Milky Way, in the constellation of Norma (the Rule), showing Halley's Comet at upper left. The comet has a diffuse, bluish, fanlike tail composed of gas and dust. The region is bright with millions of stars and nebulae and intersected by dark dust lanes. The photograph was taken form New Zealand during October 1986.

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Keywords: astronomy, comet halley, cosmology, galactic centre, galaxy, halley's comet, milky way, norma, science

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