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Comet Hartley 2 Looms Large in the Sky

NASA/JPL-Caltech/UMD2010-11-03

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NASA EPOXI mission took this image of comet Hartley 2 on Nov. 2, 2010. The spacecraft will fly by the comet on Nov. 4, 2010. The white blob and the halo around it are the comet outer cloud of gas and dust, called a coma.

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  • Title: Comet Hartley 2 Looms Large in the Sky
  • Creator: NASA/JPL-Caltech/UMD
  • Date Created: 2010-11-03
  • Rights: JPL

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