Comet Kopff 1996 (2013)

Comet Kopff as imaged by the Hubble Space Telescope on 1996 June 18

With recent news of Comet ISON I felt motivated after noticing this in the archive to process it simply out of curiosity to see how it would turn out. It is uniform in color as far as I can tell and, well, it looks like a comet.

Stars were removed.

Red: hst_06591_01_wfpc2_f675w_pc_06_sci + hst_06591_01_wfpc2_f675w_pc_05_sci
Green: Pseudo
Blue: hst_06591_01_wfpc2_f439w_pc_01_sci + hst_06591_01_wfpc2_f439w_pc_02_sci

North is NOT up

Copyright information:
Hubble data is public domain, but I put a lot of work into combining it into beautiful color images. The minimal credit line should read: NASA / ESA / J. Schmidt

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