PIA02116: Impactor Eyes Comet Target
 Target Name:  Tempel 1
 Is a satellite of:  Sol (our sun)
 Mission:  Deep Impact
 Spacecraft:  Deep Impact
 Instrument:  Impactor Targeting Sensor (ITS)
 Product Size:  512 x 512 pixels (w x h)
 Produced By:  University of Maryland
 Full-Res TIFF:  PIA02116.tif (262.6 kB)
 Full-Res JPEG:  PIA02116.jpg (3.756 kB)

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Comet Tempel 1 as seen by the Deep Impact impactor targeting sensor at 7:44 Universal Time, July 3, 2005. This image was taken 1 hour and 37 minutes after the impactor was released from the flyby craft and is displayed on a logarithmic scale. The impactor was 808,478 kilometers (502,388 miles) away from the comet when the image was taken.

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