PIA02120: Face-to-Face With a Comet
 Target Name:  Tempel 1
 Is a satellite of:  Sol (our sun)
 Mission:  Deep Impact
 Spacecraft:  Deep Impact
 Instrument:  Impactor Targeting Sensor (ITS)
 Product Size:  247 x 240 pixels (w x h)
 Produced By:  University of Maryland
 Full-Res TIFF:  PIA02120.tif (59.57 kB)
 Full-Res JPEG:  PIA02120.jpg (5.865 kB)

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This image shows comet Tempel 1 sixty seconds before it ran over NASA's Deep Impact probe at 10:52 p.m. Pacific time, July 3 (1:52 a.m. Eastern time, July 4). The picture was taken by the probe's impactor targeting sensor.

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