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Expected image area for Stardust Tempel 1 flyby

Expected image area for Stardust Tempel 1 flyby

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Expected image area for Stardust Tempel 1 flyby
A map of comet Tempel 1 shows the areas not imaged in 2005 by Deep Impact in bright blue. The yellow area was expected to be seen during the Stardust flyby on February 14/15, 2011. The red bull's eye indicates the location of the Deep Impact mission's impact crater.

Here's another way of looking at the expected views:

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Original image data dated on or about February 14, 2011

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