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NASA Deep Impact Image: Comet Tempel 1 As Seen By Impactor Targeting Sensor

Status Report From: Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Posted: Monday, July 4, 2005

This is a picture of comet Tempel 1 taken by the Deep Impact probe's impactor targeting sensor. The probe collided with the comet at at 10:52 p.m. Pacific time, July 3 (1:52 a.m. Eastern time, July 4).

Image credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/UMD

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