TESS Catches a Comet
Credit: Massachusetts Institute of Technology/NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center
Published: August 6, 2018
This animated GIF is compiled from a series of images taken on July 25, 2018, by NASA's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS). Visible in the images are the comet C/2018 N1, variable stars, asteroids, and reflected light from Mars.
More information: https://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/13030