The Bruce Murray Space Image Library
Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko on July 20, 2014
Filed under Rosetta and Philae, pretty pictures, comets, comet Churyumov-Gerasimenko
Rosetta was only 5500 kilometers away from the comet when it took these three photos two hours apart on July 20, 2014. The original images have a resolution of about 100 meters per pixel; the views here have been enlarged by a factor of 8 and rotated by about 15 degrees for some reason.
ESA / Rosetta / MPS for OSIRIS Team MPS / UPD / LAM / IAA / SSO / INTA / UPM / DASP / IDA
Original image data dated on or about July 20, 2014.
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