This image of Periodic Comet Helin-Roman-Alu 2 was obtained on
1997 December 31 with Spacewatch. The image is 4.5
arcminutes square with north at the top and west on
This image is the result of co-adding 3 consecutive
images of the comet, shifting each to align the comet
THe comet is near the center with a tail visible to the
Click on the thumbnail for the full view of the comet.
Last update: January 31, 1998