I really didn’t expect these images to look so good! I’d prepared myself for blurry images and a lot of squinting to try to match up features in pictures between Deep Impact and Stardust views of Tempel 1, but in fact the resemblance is obvious and you can clearly see that they successfully imaged the area in which Deep Impact’s Impactor craft collided with the comet. You can see all the images here; they’re still updating the page as images ….
- First image from Stardust! …but a delay for the close-approach ones
- dirty animation of Stardust Tempel 1 images through closest approach