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Deep Space 1 view of Borrelly (processed to show coma)

Filed under pretty pictures, comets, amateur image processing, global views, Deep Space 1, comet Borrelly

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Deep Space 1 view of Borrelly (processed to show coma) 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

For more information and images from the Borrelly flyby, visit Ted Stryk's blog.

Copyright holder: Ted Stryk

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This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License.
Contact us to request publication permission from the copyright holder. Original image data dated on or about September 22, 2001


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