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Stardust view of Tempel 1, just before closest approach

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Stardust view of Tempel 1, just before closest approach Stardust snapped this view of comet Tempel 1 on February 15, 2011 at 04:38 UTC, just before its close flyby.

NASA / JPL / Cornell

Original image data dated on or about February 15, 2011.

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


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