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Stardust's flight past Tempel 1 (version 3)

Stardust's flight past Tempel 1 (version 3)

NASA / JPL / Cornell / animation by Emily Lakdawalla

Stardust's flight past Tempel 1 (version 3)
This animation consists of 61 images of Tempel 1 taken by Stardust during its flyby on February 15, 2011. The images have been rotated 180 degrees (so that illumination appears to be coming from above) and aligned.

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License. For uses not allowed by that license, contact us to request publication permission from the copyright holder: Emily Lakdawalla

Original image data dated on or about February 15, 2011

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