Angry comet is angry

Angry comet is angry

Angry comet is angry

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March 1 2011 7:00 AM

Angry comet is angry

A couple of weeks ago, the space probe Stardust passed by the comet Tempel 1. While I was perusing the NASA images, I found this one:

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I couldn't help but notice the comet seemed a little angry. I made it a little more obvious:

Of course, if someone smashed a 370 kilo block of copper into me at 10 times the speed of a rifle bullet, I'd be pretty angry myself!


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