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Jets From Tempel 1

Jets From Tempel 1

NASA / JPL / Cornell / processed by Emily Lakdawalla

Jets From Tempel 1
In an image taken just 15 seconds before its closest approach to the comet, Stardust's cameras reveal at least four jets rising from the surface. (This image has been heavily processed to reveal the jets.)

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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