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EPOXI Closes in on Hartley 2…

EPOXI & Hartley 2

As NASA’s EPOXI creeps closer to Hartley 2 at a rate of 7.8 miles per second it will come within 434 miles of comet Hartley 2 on November 4th at 10:01 a.m. EDT or 7:01 a.m. PDT. This will be the 5th time a comet has been photographed up close!

Image credit:NASA/JPL-Caltech

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