Help Shape the Future of Space Exploration

Join The Planetary Society Now  arrow.png

Join our eNewsletter for updates & action alerts

    Please leave this field empty
The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Jets From Tempel 1

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

Go Back

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.)

NASA / JPL / Cornell / processed by Emily Lakdawalla

Copyright holder: Emily Lakdawalla

Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License.
Contact us to request publication permission from the copyright holder. Original image data dated on or about February 15, 2011

 

Other Related Images

Comments:

Leave a Comment:

You must be logged in to submit a comment. Log in now.

Space in Images

Pretty pictures and
awe-inspiring science.

See More

Join the New Millennium Committee

Let’s invent the future together!

Become a Member

Connect With Us

Facebook! Twitter! Google+ and more…
Continue the conversation with our online community!