PIA02135: One-Way Trip to Tempel
Target Name: Tempel 1
Is a satellite of: Sol (our sun)
Mission: Deep Impact
Spacecraft: Deep Impact
Instrument: Impactor Targeting Sensor (ITS)
Product Size: 616 x 458 pixels (width x height)
Produced By: University of Maryland
Full-Res TIFF: PIA02135.tif (282.6 kB)
Full-Res JPEG: PIA02135.jpg (27.03 kB)

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Quick Time Movie for PIA02135 Impactor Targeting Sensor Approach
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Impactor Targeting Sensor Approach

This movie shows Deep Impact's impactor probe approaching comet Tempel 1. It is made up of images taken by the probe's impactor targeting sensor. The probe collided with the comet at 10:52 p.m. Pacific time, July 3 (1:52 a.m. Eastern time, July 4).

Image Credit:
NASA/JPL-Caltech/UMD

Image Addition Date:
2005-07-04