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Fraser
2005-Sep-07, 04:43 PM
SUMMARY: NASA's Deep Impact spacecraft is approximately a month away from its encounter with Comet Tempel 1, and telescopes here on Earth are being prepared to watch the spectacle, when spacecraft and comet collide. The European Southern Observatory recently turned its massive VLT telescope on Tempel 1, to take some "before" pictures. The ESA's Rosetta spacecraft will have a view of the event, as well as Hubble, the XMM-Newton telescope, and many other spacecraft and ground-based observatories. Impact will occur on July 4.

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