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Discovery Zone - Can You Answer This?

CAN YOU ANSWER THIS? ANSWERS - MAY 2004

1. What are the differences between the images from the medium resolution instrument and the high resolution instrument and why are both important?
http://deepimpact.jpl.nasa.gov/tech/instruments.cfm
http://deepimpact.jpl.nasa.gov/tech/hri.cfm

2. The High Resolution Instrument consists of an imaging component and what else?
http://deepimpact.jpl.nasa.gov/science/spectroscopy.cfm
http://deepimpact.jpl.nasa.gov/tech/hri.cfm

3. We are going to make a crater in Comet Tempel 1 with our impactor. How do craters form?
http://deepimpact.jpl.nasa.gov/science/cratering.cfm

4. How did our target get its name?
http://deepimpact.jpl.nasa.gov/science/tempel1-discoverer.cfm

5. Why are we doing observations from Earth at the same time we encounter Comet Tempel 1?
http://deepimpact.jpl.nasa.gov/science/observations.cfm
http://deepimpact.jpl.nasa.gov/disczone/braintwist.cfm

6. What do you know about other missions to small bodies (asteroids and comets)?
http://deepimpact.jpl.nasa.gov/disczone/braintwist-cw02.html
http://deepimpact.jpl.nasa.gov/science/smallbodies.cfm

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