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Backlit comet

Backlit comet

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ESA / Rosetta / Navcam

Backlit comet
Single frame enhanced NavCam image taken on 27 March 2016, when Rosetta was 329 km from the nucleus of Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. The scale is 28 m/pixel and the image measures 28.7 km across.

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Original image data dated on or about March 27, 2016

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