Comet Hartley 2

This is one of the most phenomenal pictures you will have seen this year.

It is the core of comet Hartley 2, taken by NASA’s EPOXI spacecraft. Incidentally, if you want to see what would happen if Hartley 2 – or anything else you desire – were to strike Planet Earth then you can find out at this website run by Purdue University

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