(The flare is simply the brightness of the sun ahead of it, in this instance)
(From the impactor itself)
(I wonder if it'll be friends with me?)
Final image from the flyby prior to "shield mode":
We'll see more images in the coming hours, from the mothership as it passes behind, and leaves "shield mode", once it passes the danger zone created by the impact area. Meanwhile, time for pandas to snooze.