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Deep Impact animation on approach to Tempel 1

Deep Impact animation on approach to Tempel 1

NASA / JPL-Caltech / UMD

Deep Impact animation on approach to Tempel 1
This movie is made up of many frames captured by Deep Impact's Medium Resolution Imager between June 22 and June 24, 2004. A brightening by a factor of about 5 and a rapid decay to baseline brightness were observed on June 22. The same outburst was also observed by the Hubble Space Telescope and several ground observatories.

Most NASA images are in the public domain. Reuse of this image is governed by NASA's image use policy.

Original image data dated on or about June 24, 2004

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