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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

A full view of Lutetia from Rosetta

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

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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.

Most ESA images can be reused for noncommercial purposes as long as they are properly credited. For more information and other uses, read ESA's copyright notice.

 

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