Halley's Comet | 1986

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Halley's Comet: images made on 19 and 21 March 1986 as the comet moved through the constellation Sagittarius (the bright moving object at top is Mars). Click on the image to toggle between the two dates. Photographs made with a 35mm SLR camera with 28mm lens and colour transparency film. Below, two images made with a 135mm telephoto lens.

8 March 1986 19 March 1986

Comet Halley returns in 2061.