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Subaru Telescope: Deep Impact News Flash (Forwarded)

Subject: Subaru Telescope: Deep Impact News Flash Forwarded
From: Andrew Yee
Date: Mon, 04 Jul 2005 21:05:18 -0400
Newsgroups: sci.astro
Subaru Telescope
National Astronomical Observatory of Japan
Hilo, Hawaii

July 4, 2005

Deep Impact News Flash
[http://www.subaru.naoj.org/Pressrelease/2005/07/DI/index.html]

NASA's Deep Impact spacecraft has collided with the comet Tempel 1. The following movie and images are taken by NHK's HDTV camera and the Cooled Mid-Infrared Camera and Spectrograph (COMICS) on the Subaru telescope (for more information, see this page). The data taken by COMICS has been made publicly available for astronomers all over the world through this page.

Impact Movie and Image from HDTV

Data process ongoing.

Images from COMICS

Pre-impact:
Friday, July 1, 8:13 p.m. HST (false color)
http://www.subaru.naoj.org/Pressrelease/2005/07/DI/comics20050701.jpg [112KB]

Post-impact:
Sunday, July 3, 9:50 p.m. HST (false color)
http://www.subaru.naoj.org/Pressrelease/2005/07/DI/comics20050703.jpg [115KB]

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