Comet Hartley 2 up close

posted: 2594 days ago, on Thursday, 2010 Nov 04 at 17:54
tags: astronomy, astrophotography, space craft, comets.

Stunning! Just moments ago, the Deep Impact space craft whizzed by the nucleus of comet Hartley 2, and streamed live images back to Earth (and onto my desktop)! Now, the first close approach images are available. Gasp.

Find out more

  1. Mission website
  2. Emily Lakdawalla blog at the Planetary Society

nothing more to see. please move along.