Bruce Murray Space Image Library

The Deep Impact Impact

The Deep Impact Impact
The Deep Impact Impact An 8-frame sequence of the impact. Each frame is separated from the last by 50 milliseconds. The upper right frame shows the incandescent flare. The lower frames show the expanding ejecta curtain. The shadow of the narrow plume appears as a gash crossing the left side of the comet nucleus. NASA/JPL-Caltech/UMD

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