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2010-10-27 08:12:39

This month, Comet Hartley 2 has put on a good show for backyard astronomers.

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2010-10-25 13:16:52

Here are five quick facts about the EPOXI mission, scheduled to fly by comet Hartley 2 on Nov 4, 2010.

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2010-10-22 11:26:53

Recent observations of comet Hartley 2 have scientists scratching their heads, while they anticipate a flyby of the small, icy world on Nov 4.

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2010-10-19 13:35:00

Backyard stargazers with a telescope or binoculars and a clear night's sky can now inspect the comet that in a little over two weeks will become only the fifth in history to be imaged close up.

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2010-10-16 09:22:00

NASA's Deep Impact/EPOXI spacecraft is hurtling toward Comet Hartley 2 for a breathtaking 435-mile flyby on Nov. 4th. Mission scientists say all systems are go for a close encounter with one of the smallest yet most active comets they've seen.

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2010-10-08 08:40:00

To mark an unprecedented flurry of exploration which is about to begin, NASA announced Thursday that the coming year will be "The Year of the Solar System."

2010-10-05 15:15:00

BOULDER, Colo., Oct. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- The Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE) spacecraft built by Ball Aerospace has captured an image of Comet Hartley 2, the comet that another of Ball's spacecraft - the Deep Impact Flyby - is scheduled to image on November 4.

2010-10-05 14:26:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer, or WISE, caught a glimpse of the comet that the agency's EPOXI mission will visit in November.

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2010-10-05 15:15:00

NASA's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer, or WISE, caught a glimpse of the comet that the agency's EPOXI mission will visit in November.

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2010-10-05 11:15:00

Fans of space exploration are familiar with the term T-minus, which NASA uses as a countdown to a rocket launch.


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