Comet Linear - C/1999 S4

Stsci_2000-26b_1024

stsci_2000-26b July 28th, 2000

Credit: NASA/ESA, H. Weaver and P. Feldman (Johns Hopkins University), M. A'Hearn (University of Maryland), C. Arpigny (Liège University), M. Combi (University of Michigan), M. Festou (Observatoire Midi-Pyrénées), and G.-P. Tozzi (Arcetri Observatory)

A 2000 Hubble Space Telescope image of Comet Linear, C/1999 S4.

Provider: Space Telescope Science Institute

Image Source: https://hubblesite.org/contents/news-releases/2000/news-2000-26

Curator: STScI, Baltimore, MD, USA

Image Use Policy: http://hubblesite.org/copyright/

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Image Details

Image Type
Planetary
Object Name
Comet Linear C/1999 S4
Subject - Solar System
Interplanetary Body > Comet

Distance

Position Details

Position (ICRS)
RA = 0h 11m 32.4s
DEC = 47° 55’ 37.2”
Constellation
Andromeda

Color Mapping

  Telescope Spectral Band Wavelength
Red Hubble (STIS) Optical (V) 550.0 nm
Spectrum_base
Red
Stsci_2000-26b_1280
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ID
2000-26b
Subject Category
A.2.2  
Subject Name
Comet Linear, C/1999 S4
Credits
NASA/ESA, H. Weaver and P. Feldman (Johns Hopkins University), M. A'Hearn (University of Maryland), C. Arpigny (Liège University), M. Combi (University of Michigan), M. Festou (Observatoire Midi-Pyrénées), and G.-P. Tozzi (Arcetri Observatory)
Release Date
2000-07-28T00:00:00
Lightyears
1.09e-5
Redshift
1.09e-5
Reference Url
https://hubblesite.org/contents/news-releases/2000/news-2000-26
Type
Planetary
Image Quality
Good
Distance Notes
Distance from earth in miles: 64000000
Facility
Hubble
Instrument
STIS
Color Assignment
Red
Band
Optical
Bandpass
V
Central Wavelength
550
Start Time
Integration Time
Dataset ID
Notes
Coordinate Frame
ICRS
Equinox
Reference Value
2.8849456, 47.9269944
Reference Dimension
Reference Pixel
Scale
Rotation
Coordinate System Projection:
TAN
Quality
Position
FITS Header
Notes
Creator (Curator)
STScI
URL
http://hubblesite.org
Name
Space Telescope Science Institute Office of Public Outreach
Email
outreach@stsci.edu
Telephone
410-338-4444
Address
3700 San Martin Drive
City
Baltimore
State/Province
MD
Postal Code
21218
Country
USA
Rights
http://hubblesite.org/copyright/
Publisher
STScI
Publisher ID
stsci
Resource ID
STSCI-H-p0026b-f-200x200.tif
Resource URL
https://mast.stsci.edu/api/latest/Download/file?uri=mast:OPO/product/STSCI-H-p0026b-f-200x200.tif
Related Resources
http://hubblesite.org/newscenter/archive/releases/2000/26
Metadata Date
2022-09-07T00:00
Metadata Version
1.2
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