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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Stardust's flight past Tempel 1 (version 3)

Filed under pretty pictures, comets, Stardust, amateur image processing, comet Tempel 1, animation

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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.

NASA / JPL / Cornell / animation by Emily Lakdawalla

Original image data dated on or about February 15, 2011.

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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

 

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