WISE Catches Comet 65-P Gunn

Comet 65/P Gunn looks like a match with a flame against a starry background. A thin stripe of red runs from the left side of the image almost to the middle where a bright red and yellow ball flares up with a tail tapering off to the right.
June 22, 2010
Historical DateJune 22, 2010
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This image from NASA's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE) features comet 65/P Gunn.