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Hubble Space Telescope Image of Fragment P & Q


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Figure Caption for pair of images of 'Comet Nucleus Q


Last Look at the Q-nuclei

First image - March 30, 1994. Two Q-nuclei and a split nucleus, P.

Second image - July 20, 1994. at T - 10 hours. Both nuclei still show no sign of further fragmentation, although the coma near each is being stretched out along the direction of motion.

Both images were taken with the WFPC2 Planetary Camera using a red filter.

Credit: H. A. Weaver and T. E. Smith

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