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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Nightside jets on Hartley 2

Filed under pretty pictures, Deep Impact, comets, comet Hartley 2

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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.

NASA / JPL / UMD

Original image data dated on or about November 4, 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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