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Flying Under Comet Hartley 2
Flying Under Comet Hartley 2

This image montage shows comet Hartley 2 as NASA's EPOXI mission approached and flew under the comet. The images progress in time clockwise, starting at the top left.

The image was taken by EPOXI's Medium-Resolution Instrument on Nov. 4, 2010. The sun is to the right.

Image credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/UMD

Page Last Updated: September 20th, 2013
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