NASA Deep Impact Movie: Impactor Slams into Comet Tempel 1

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

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This movie taken by Deep Impact's flyby spacecraft shows the flash that occurred when comet Tempel 1 ran over the spacecraft's probe. It was taken by the flyby craft's high-resolution camera over a period of about 40 seconds. The image has been digitally processed to enhance the view of the comet's nucleus.

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