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June 27, 2005 10:00 AM (EDT)

News Release Number: STScI-2005-16

Hubble Captures Outburst from Comet Targeted By Deep Impact

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Video: Transition Sequence of Dust Jet

Running Time: 5 seconds

Transition between two images taken seven hours apart, a preview of the fireworks that may come July 4, when a probe from the Deep Impact spacecraft slams into the comet and may blast off a plume of dust material. The first image was taken June 14, 2005 at 2:17 am EDT and the second image was taken at 9:15 am EDT the same day.

Credit: NASA, ESA, P. Feldman (Johns Hopkins University), H. Weaver (Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory), and L. Barranger (STScI)

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Transition Sequence of Dust Jet Running Time: 5 seconds
Comet Animation with Dust Jets Running Time: 15 seconds