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A full view of Lutetia from Rosetta

Filed under pretty pictures, global views, asteroids, asteroid 21 Lutetia, Rosetta and Philae

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A full view of Lutetia from Rosetta In a photo captured a bit less than five hours before its closest approach, Rosetta's OSIRIS camera captured a detailed view of the full globe of 21 Lutetia, the largest asteroid yet visited by a spacecraft.

ESA 2010 MPS for OSIRIS Team MPS / UPD / LAM / IAA / RSSD / INTA / UPM / DASP / IDA

Original image data dated on or about July 10, 2010

 

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