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Wild 2 Close Look
06.17.04
closest short exposure image of comet Wild 2

This image shows the comet Wild 2, which NASA's Stardust spacecraft flew by on Jan. 2, 2004. This image is the closest short exposure of the comet, taken at an 11.4-degree phase angle, the angle between the camera, comet and the Sun.

Image credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech

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