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Comet Tempel 1

Comet Tempel 1

NASA/JPL-Caltech/UMD

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.

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Original image data dated on or about July 4, 2005

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