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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Deep Impact's first photo of comet Hartley 2

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Deep Impact's first photo of comet Hartley 2 Deep Impact captured this photo of comet Hartley 2 at the beginning of its flyby campaign on September 5, 2010, from a distance of 60 million kilometers.

NASA / JPL-Caltech / UMD

Original image data dated on or about September 5, 2010.

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

 

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