Tom Jorgenson
Image taken:
Oct. 16, 2010
Location:
Neenah, WI USA
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Comet 103P Hartley 2 is speeding past Earth this week. In fact, Hartley's stellar rate of motion is transcending the diameter of the full moon in 3 hours as observed from Earth. NASA's Deep Impact/EPOXI mission is on track for a close encounter in early November.
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