'Snow' Around Comet (image) University of Maryland Share Print E-Mail Caption This is one of the first images from spacecraft's large telescope. the HRI. It shows the cloud of water ice particles around the nucleus of the comet. Credit NASA/UMD/JPL Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.