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MSSSO Image of Fragment G Impact


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This image were obtained on the Australian National University 2.3 m telescope at Siding Spring Observatory near Coonabarabran, Australia, using the CASPIR near-infrared array camera. The camera uses a 256x256 InSb detector manufactured by the Santa Barbara Research Center. The observations were made with a scale of 0.25"/pixel. North is up and east to the left in all images.

An immense wave developed around the impact site. This is shown in narrow band images obtained in the 3 - 5 micron region approximately 80 min after the impact. The details of this image is listed below.

3.28 microns  UT 08:50:30

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