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Comet ISON (Jan 2013)
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Comet ISON (Jan 2013)
Date: 18 Jan 2013

This series of images of comet C/2012 S1 (ISON) was taken by the Medium-Resolution Imager of NASA's Deep Impact spacecraft over a 36-hour period. At the time, the spacecraft was 493 million miles (793 million kilometers) from the comet.

Credit: NASA/JPL



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