PIA02130: Impactor No More (Animation)
Target Name: Tempel 1
Is a satellite of: Sol (our sun)
Mission: Deep Impact
Spacecraft: Deep Impact
Instrument: Medium Resolution Instrument (MRI)
Product Size: 239 x 222 pixels (width x height)
Produced By: University of Maryland
Full-Res TIFF: PIA02130.tif (53.34 kB)
Full-Res JPEG: PIA02130.jpg (3.669 kB)

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Quick Time Movie for PIA02130 Realtime Ejecta (Animation)
Quick Time Movie for PIA02130 Realtime Ejecta (Animation)

This movie was taken by Deep Impact's flyby spacecraft shows the flash that occurred when comet Tempel 1 ran over the spacecraft's probe. It was taken by the flyby craft's medium-resolution camera.

Image Credit:
NASA/JPL-Caltech/UMD

Image Addition Date:
2005-07-04