PIA02121: Bull's Eye!
 Target Name:  Tempel 1
 Is a satellite of:  Sol (our sun)
 Mission:  Deep Impact
 Spacecraft:  Deep Impact
 Instrument:  Medium Resolution Instrument (MRI)
 Product Size:  484 x 444 pixels (w x h)
 Produced By:  University of Maryland
 Full-Res TIFF:  PIA02121.tif (215.4 kB)
 Full-Res JPEG:  PIA02121.jpg (7.146 kB)

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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.

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