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XMM-Newton detects water on Tempel 1
- Title XMM-Newton detects water on Tempel 1
- Released 04/07/2005 10:24 am
- Copyright ESA. Image by Charo Gonzales and Pedro Rodriguez, ESAC (Spain)
These images, taken by the XMM-Newton Optical Monitor on 3 and 4 July 2005, show a comparison between the states of the comet before and just after impact. The images were taken in the blue (top) and ultraviolet channels (bottom) of the instrument.