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The image below, magnified 180 times through a microscope, shows an actual photograph, as it appears on the microchip.

The Official STARDUST Patch

The following letters are on the microchip:

+ Dr. Kenneth Atkins, STARDUST Project Manager
+ Dr. Don Brownlee, STARDUST Principal Investigator
+ Paul Wild, Discoverer of Comet Wild-2
+ Dr. Fred Whipple, Originator of the "dirty snowball" theory for comets



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