NASA Chandra Image: Deep Impact Target: Comet Tempel 1

Status Report From: Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Posted: Sunday, July 3, 2005

This false-color image shows comet Tempel 1 as seen by the Chandra X-ray Observatory on June 30, 2005, Universal Time. The comet was bright and condensed.

Image credit: NASA/CXC/C. Lisse and S. Wolk

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