SP-404 Skylab's Astronomy and Space Sciences

Figure 4-21. The <<antitail >> (sunward spike ) of comet kohoutek seen in a 27-sec exposure made at 2353 gmt on december 28 , 1973 about 13 hr after perihelion passage. the instrument was not pointed directly sun.

Figure 4-21. The "antitail" (sunward spike) of Comet Kohoutek seen in a 27-sec exposure made at 2353 GMT on December 28, 1973, about 13 hr after perihelion passage. The instrument was not pointed directly at the Sun.

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