NASA releases images of DART collision with asteroid
NASA released pictures on Thursday of the collision
between its Double Asteroid
The organization's Webb telescope had the option to take one perception of effe
ct before the impact occurred and afterward a few perceptions a short time later.
I have only gigantic esteem for the Webb Mission Tasks people that made this a reality," said head specialist Cristina
"We have been arranging these perceptions for quite a long time, then, at that point
exhaustively for quite a long time, and I'm immensely blissful this has worked out a
s expected. Said; cristina
The Hubble telescope also released images of the system ahead of impact
Images from Hubble's Wide Field Camera 3 show the impact in visible light.
According to the space agency astronomers estimate that the brightness of
the system increased by three times after impact
NASA scientists told reporters they were about 17 meters off-center from their exact target because the asteroid was not completely lit from all sides
Whether DART's goal of moving Dimorphos off course was achieved will not be known for a couple of months.