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NASA - Temperature Map and Three Ice Rich Regions on Tempel 1's Surface
October 2, 2006
 

Temperature Map and Three Ice Rich Regions on Tempel 1's Surface

This temperature map was derived from the IR spectrometer on the Deep Impact flyby spacecraft. Three ice-rich regions marked by numbered yellow dots, are located near locally cold regions with temperatures of ~285, 290 and 295K, respectively.

Photo Credit: NASA/UM/SAIC J. M. Sunshine et al., Science in press (2006); published online 2 February 2006 (10.1126/science.1123632). Reprinted with permission from AAAS.

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