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Deep Impact's first photo of comet Hartley 2

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.

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 September 5, 2010

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