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NASA Closes on Tempel 1

• arclein
Pancake-layers and a possible powdery flow are among the surface features of interest highlighted in this July 4, 2005, Deep Impact photo of Comet Tempel 1. The bright flash is where Deep Impact dropped an 820 lb copper projectile onto the comet. Stardust-NExT could get a first look at the aftermath of the blast. [more]