From: Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Posted: Sunday, July 3, 2005
Comet Tempel 1 as seen by the Deep Impact impactor targeting sensor at 07:44 UTC on July 3, 2005. This image was taken 1 hour 37 minutes after the impactor was released from the flybycraft and is displayed on a logarithmic scale. The impactor was 808,478 kilometers (502,388 miles) away from the comet when the image was taken.
Image credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/UMD
The following data file was used in creating this image: tivcax9000026_001093320000.fit
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