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 (w x h)
 Produced By:  University of Maryland
JPL News Release 2010-373
 Full-Res TIFF:  PIA13577.tif (6.754 MB)
 Full-Res JPEG:  PIA13577.jpg (172.1 kB)

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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.

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