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Blinded by the Jets
07.04.05
view of Tempel 1

This image shows the view from Deep Impact's probe 30 minutes before it was pummeled by comet Tempel 1. The picture's brightness has been enhanced to show the jets of dust streaming away from the comet. The image was taken by the probe's impactor targeting sensor.

Image credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/UMD

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