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Stardust Announcements and New Data

New Cometary Material

These images are among the largest terminal particles in the JSC Stardust collection.  They were found in cometary cell C2098; from a  type B track. Photo credit : Ron Bastien.

Click on any of the photos to see a larger view, view a zoomable, high resolution version or view and download the high resolution file.

C2098 particle 1 at 20x magnification

C2098 particle 1 at 20x magnification. The particle size is 46 µm x 32 µ.m

C2098 particle 2 at 20x magnification

C2098 particle 2 at 20x magnification. The particle size is 40 µm x 39 µm.

C2098 particle 3at 20x magnification

C2098 particle 3 at 20x magnification. The particle size is 39 µm x 32 µm.

SEM Images and EDS Scans on 8 Particles

New data has been reported by Zack Gainsforth for 8 cometary particles. All files are in pdf format.