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NASA's Planet-hunting TESS catches a comet before starting science

Phys.org - Mon 6 Aug 18

Before NASA's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) started science operations on July 25, 2018, the planet hunter sent back a stunning sequence of serendipitous images showing the motion ...

NASA’s Planet-Hunting TESS Catches a Comet Before Starting Science, Astrobiology Magazine - Mon 6 Aug 18
NASA's Planet-hunting TESS catches a comet before starting science, ScienceDaily - Mon 6 Aug 18
NASA's Planet-hunting TESS catches a comet before starting science, Eurekalert - Mon 6 Aug 18

NASA’s TESS Spacecraft Captured Amazing Footage of a Comet During Testing

Extremetech - Wed 8 Aug 18

NASA happened to capture a comet in a TESS test observations, and it just released the stunning footage. The post NASA’s TESS Spacecraft Captured Amazing Footage of a Comet During Testing ...

NASA's Planet-Hunter Caught Stunning Video of a Distant Comet

Livescience - Tue 7 Aug 18

The video, captured during the testing phase of NASA's new satellite for finding exoplanets, shows a bright white comet drifting past black, jiggling stars.

NASA’s brand new TESS telescope is already sending back impressive footage

ZME Science - Tue 7 Aug 18

Even before it actually started doing science, TESS sent back awesome footage of a passing comet.

NASA's New Planet-Hunting Telescope Catches a Comet and Other Celestial Sights

SPACE.com - Tue 7 Aug 18

NASA's new planet-hunting telescope wasn't even formally on the job when it caught sight of a fascinating set of celestial happenings, which the agency has shared in a new video.

TESS catches a comet: NASA's new exoplanet-hunting satellite spots an orbiting space rock

Daily Mail - Mon 6 Aug 18

TESS spotted a comet soaring roughly 29 million miles (48 million km) from Earth on July 25, just hours before its first official science operations. It will now go on to search for exoplanets. ...

NASA planet hunter TESS snaps comet zipping through space - CNET

CNET - Mon 6 Aug 18

NASA's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite might looking for planets, but it caught a spectacular view of a flying comet.

TESS catches a comet before starting planet hunting mission

SpaceDaily - Tue 7 Aug 18

Greenbelt MD (SPX) Aug 07, 2018 Before NASA's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) started science operations on July 25, 2018, the planet hunter sent back a stunning sequence of ...