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Monday, July 04, 2005

deep impact probe makes hit

Complete Deep Impact Mission Coverage here.

Journey to a Comet via Quicktime capture here.

Animation of the impact here.

initial ejecta from impact with Comet Tempel

This image shows the initial ejecta that resulted when NASA's Deep Impact probe collided with comet Tempel 1 at 10:52 p.m. Pacific time, July 3 (1:52 a.m. Eastern time, July 4) . It was taken by the spacecraft's medium-resolution camera 16 seconds after impact.

Image credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/UMD

More impact photos here.

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