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View Full Version : Comet Hartley 2 Scouted by WISE, Hubble for Upcoming Encounter



Fraser
2010-Oct-07, 04:00 PM
In a little less than a month, NASA’s Deep Impact spacecraft (its current mission is called EPOXI) will fly by the comet Hartley 2 to image the comet’s nucleus and take other measurements. In preparation for this event, both the Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE) and the Hubble Space Telescope have imaged the comet, scouting [...]

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