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Bull's Eye!
07.04.05
initial ejecta from impact


This image shows the initial ejecta that resulted when NASA's Deep Impact probe collided with comet Tempel 1 at 10:52 p.m. Pacific time, July 3 (1:52 a.m. Eastern time, July 4) . It was taken by the spacecraft's medium-resolution camera 16 seconds after impact.

Image credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/UMD

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