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View Full Version : Comet Tempel 1 Now in StardustNeXTís Field of View



Fraser
2011-Jan-28, 09:10 PM
Itís comet ahoy! for the Stardust spacecraft, which is on its way to a Valentineís Day meetup with comet Tempel 1. The images above were taken on Jan. 18 and 19 from a distance of 26.3 million kilometers (16.3 million miles), and 25.4 million kilometers (15.8 million miles). On Feb. 14, Stardust will fly within [...]

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