Icy happenings out there

An animation of Comet Hartley 2 (which can be found via this chart) has been doing the rounds. No idea of attribution, although it’s on a website hosted by Patrick Wiggins, but this shows the comet travelling through the skies (not yet visible to the naked eye):

Meanwhile the photograph below was taken by Will Gater:

Cassini, not to be left out, has also been taking snaps of watery happenings in space, with this image of Saturn’s satellite Enceladus leaking from its geysers.


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