Tuesday, July 3, 2007

results Deep Impact probe hitting Comet Temple 7/2005

On July 4, 2005, the Deep Impact probe hit the Comet Temple.


I placed one of my pictures on the website as part of the Deep Impact Program
The comet Tempel is the "star" with the fuzzy haze coma around it
(in the middle on the the left side)


All photos taken with Microobservatory Muskutov 6 inch Robotic telescopes in Amado, Arizona (near Tucson) From the Ground up Microobservatory telescope (I am an astronomy education project consultant with this project that I have worked with at Harvard University
Olathe, KS, USA

click on this link to see other ccd images of the comet before it got struck

Students will :
(E.O.A.S.1) Students will look at the illustration of a comet at

draw Comet Temple and compare it with another (Halley's Comet 1986 or 1910, McNaught 2007 or another comet.

(E.O.A.S.2 ) Name 5 specific ideas learned from the impact. Look at the 22 results (left - click and go down the list) , choose 5 and write about the results .

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