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Comet Hartley 2 Gets a Visitor Artist Concept

NASA/JPL-Caltech2010-10-26

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This artist concept shows a view of NASA EPOXI mission spacecraft during its Nov. 4, 2010 flyby of comet Hartley 2. The fluffy shell around the comet, called a coma, is made up of gas and dust that blew off the comet core, or nucleus.

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  • Title: Comet Hartley 2 Gets a Visitor Artist Concept
  • Creator: NASA/JPL-Caltech
  • Date Created: 2010-10-26
  • Rights: JPL

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