PIA13577: Flying Under Comet Hartley 2
Target Name: Hartley 2
Is a satellite of: Sol (our sun)
Mission: EPOXI
Spacecraft: Deep Impact (DIXI)
Instrument: Medium Resolution Instrument (MRI)
Product Size: 2999 x 2249 pixels (width x height)
Produced By: University of Maryland
Other Information: JPL News Release 2010-373
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This image montage shows comet Hartley 2 as NASA's EPOXI mission approached and flew under the comet. The images progress in time clockwise, starting at the top left.

The image was taken by EPOXI's Medium-Resolution Instrument on Nov. 4, 2010. The sun is to the right.

Image Credit:
NASA/JPL-Caltech/UMD

Image Addition Date:
2010-11-04