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A NASA spacecraft is just hours from its long-anticipated encounter with a comet, and skywatchers hope the flyby will shed light on how the comet's surface has changed since it skimmed by the Sun in 2005.
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uk news wrote:A NASA spacecraft is just hours from its long-anticipated encounter with a comet, and skywatchers hope the flyby will shed light on how the comet's surface has changed since it skimmed by the Sun in 2005.
Hi,
More info on this thread ..

http://www.popastro.com/phpBB2/viewtopic.php?t=15040

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Some amazing images captured during the flyby
I remember watching the first flyby this spacecraft made


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