Close approach images of Hartley 2!
Posted by Emily Lakdawalla
04-11-2010 10:24 CDT
What a dramatic and cool photo! An asteroid with two lobes like Borrelly, lumpy and bouldery like Itokawa, with gorgeous active jets, dramatically lit. Well done, Deep Impact team!
Right now I'm just posting one of the five highest-resolution images...
I'm going to work on some prettified versions good for embedding. Look for those as soon as I can get them live, maybe half an hour to an hour. All five pics are now posted here and an animation here!
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