Deep Impact View of Tempel 1
August 17, 2005
This image is a compilation of four images that were taken on June 13, 2005, through the clear filter of the medium resolution imager camera. The spacecraft is 18,675,137.9 kilometers (11,604,190 miles) away from comet Tempel 1, and the Sun is located to the right of the image.
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