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Deep Space 1 view of Borrelly (processed to show coma)

Deep Space 1 view of Borrelly (processed to show coma)

NASA / JPL / Ted Stryk

Deep Space 1 view of Borrelly (processed to show coma)
On September 22, 2001, while its parent country was reeling from the September 11th attacks, DS-1 made its close approach to Comet Borrelly. This image is a long exposure to show features in Borrelly's coma.

For more information and images from the Borrelly flyby, visit Ted Stryk's blog.

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License. For uses not allowed by that license, contact us to request publication permission from the copyright holder: Ted Stryk

Original image data dated on or about September 22, 2001

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