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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Comet Tempel 1

Filed under pretty pictures, global views, comets, comet Tempel 1, Deep Impact

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Comet Tempel 1 The "muffin-shaped" nucleus of the comet. The impact took place near the bottom of the comet, in between two circular crater-like features.

NASA/JPL-Caltech/UMD

Public domain

This image is in the public domain. Original image data dated on or about July 4, 2005

 

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