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Nightside jets on Hartley 2

Nightside jets on Hartley 2

NASA / JPL / UMD

Nightside jets on Hartley 2
Hartley 2 is an unusually active small comet, a fact made clear by this enhanced view of its night side captured by Deep Impact near its closest approach on November 4, 2010.

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Original image data dated on or about November 4, 2010

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