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30/12/1973 Comet observation

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Comet Kohoutek

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SYND 4-12-73 KOHOUTEK ON NEW COMET

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SYND 30-12-73 SKYLAB CREW DISCUSS COMET WITH DOCTOR KOHOUTEK

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SYND 31-12-73 SKYLAB TEAM DESCRIBE KOHOUTEK COMET

The crew of the Skylab 4 space station observed comet Kohoutek, which It attained perihelion (the point of its orbit nearest to the Sun) on 28 December. They took first picture of a comet from space and talked on the radio with comet discoverer, Czech astronomer Luboš Kohoutek. The comet was also observed from soviet spacecraft Soyuz 13.
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