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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

The Deep Impact Impactor spacecraft, an hour after separation

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The Deep Impact Impactor spacecraft, an hour after separation The bright spot in this photo is the Deep Impact impactor, as seen by the Medium Resolution Imager on the flyby spacecraft. It was taken at 06:58 UTC, spacecraft event time, which is just short of an hour after the two spacecraft separated.

NASA / JPL / UMD

Original image data dated on or about July 3, 2005.

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

 

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