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Tempel 1 comet, satellite image. Four views of Temple 1 taken by NASA's Stardust-NExT mission on 14th February 2011 from a distance of approximately 185 kilometres. Tempel 1 is a periodic comet discovered by Wilhelm Tempel in 1867 that currently completes an orbit of the Sun every 5.5 years.
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