Hubble captures Deep Impact's collision with a comet (view 4h41 after impact)

In this photo, the cloud is 3,200 kilometres across.

Credit:

NASA, ESA, P. Feldman (Johns Hopkins University), and H. Weaver (Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Lab)

About the Image

Id:heic0509f
Type:Observation
Release date:4 July 2005, 15:00
Related releases:heic0509
Size:846 x 846 px

About the Object

Name:Comet 9P, Tempel 1
Type:• Solar System : Interplanetary Body : Comet
• X - Solar System Images/Videos

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