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Orbit of Comet Tempel 1

Orbit of Comet Tempel 1 Social Studies Aviation & Space Exploration STEM Astronomy

What was the orbit of Tempel 1, the comet, before NASA’s unmanned mission called “Deep Impact” paid a visit in 2005?

This NASA illustration, by Tony Farnham, answers that question.

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Media Credits

Illustration, by Tony Farnham, online via NASA and University of Maryland.

 

 

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