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Comet 9P/Tempel 1
- Title Comet 9P/Tempel 1
- Released 04/07/2005 10:24 am
- Copyright NASA/JPL-Caltech/UMD
This image shows the initial ejecta that resulted when NASA's Deep Impact probe collided with Comet 9P/Tempel 1 at 07:52 CEST, 4 July. It was taken by the spacecraft's medium-resolution camera 16 seconds after impact.