An Old Comet – Quick DpSU

epoxi trajectoryIn November of 2010 (and not October as you see above – comets are fickle beasts) the spacecraft EPOXI (better known as Deep Impact) made a flyby of the comet 103P/Hartley (Hartley 2). It found a rather odd world – peanut shaped, for one. For many of the pictures from the flyby, go here. Continue reading