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view of Tempel 1 before impact

This movie shows Deep Impact's impactor probe approaching comet Tempel 1. It is made up of images taken by the probe's impactor targeting sensor. The probe collided with the comet at at10:52 p.m. Pacific time, July 3 (1:52 a.m. Eastern time, July 4).

Image credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/UMD

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