Deep Space 1 view of Borrelly (processed to show coma)
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On September 22, 2001, while its parent country was reeling from the September 11th attacks, DS-1 made its close approach to Comet Borrelly.� This image is a long exposure to show features in Borrelly's coma.
NASA / JPL / Ted Stryk
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Original image data dated on or about September 22, 2001