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Hubble Probes Comet 103P/Hartley 2 in Preparation for DIXI/EPOXI Flyby
Release date: Oct 5, 2010 3:00 PM (EDT)

Hubble Space Telescope observations of comet 103P/Hartley 2, taken on September 25, are helping in the planning for a November 4 flyby of the comet by NASA's Deep Impact eXtended Investigation (DIXI) on NASA's Deep Impact Spacecraft performing the EPOXI mission.

Release ID: STScI-2010-35
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Hubble Probes Comet 103P/Hartley 2 in Preparation for DIXI/EPOXI Flyby
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Credit: NASA, ESA, H. Weaver (The Johns Hopkins University/Applied Physics Lab)