PIA13568: Spacecraft Images Comet Target's Jets
 Target Name:  Hartley 2
 Is a satellite of:  Sol (our sun)
 Mission:  EPOXI
 Spacecraft:  Deep Impact (DIXI)
 Instrument:  High Resolution Instrument (HRI)
Medium Resolution Instrument (MRI)
 Product Size:  1274 x 535 pixels (w x h)
 Produced By:  University of Maryland
 Full-Res TIFF:  PIA13568.tif (682.5 kB)
 Full-Res JPEG:  PIA13568.jpg (57.09 kB)

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The Deep Impact spacecraft's High- and Medium-Resolution Imagers (HRI and MRI) have captured multiple jets emanating from comet Hartley 2 turning on and off while the spacecraft is 8 million kilometers (5 million miles) away from the comet. The movies from HRI and MRI show the progression of two jets during a 16-hour time period.

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