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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Before & After: OSIRIS image of comet 67P

Filed under Rosetta and Philae, pretty pictures, comets, comet Churyumov-Gerasimenko

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Before & After: OSIRIS image of comet 67P
Before & After: OSIRIS image of comet 67P
 
Brightening an OSIRIS image of comet 67P taken on December 10, 2015 reveals hidden coma and jets, outlining the night side of the comet's nucleus.

ESA / Rosetta / MPS for OSIRIS Team MPS / UPD / LAM / IAA / SSO / INTA / UPM / DASP / IDA / Emily Lakdawalla

Original image data dated on or about December 10, 2015.

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This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License. For uses not allowed by that license, contact us to request publication permission from the copyright holder: Emily Lakdawalla

 

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