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47 meters above Ryugu

47 meters above Ryugu

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JAXA, University of Tokyo, Kochi University, Rikkyo University, Nagoya University, Chiba Institute of Technology, Meiji University, University of Aizu, AIST

47 meters above Ryugu
Hayabusa2 sees its shadow during the second touchdown rehearsal on 15 October 2018. The spacecraft was 47 meters above Ryugu. Candidate landing sites L08-B1 and L08-E1 are visible to the left of the shadow (only part of L08-B1 is in the frame).

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