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OSIRIS view of comet Churyumov-Gerasimenko on August 1, 2014

OSIRIS view of comet Churyumov-Gerasimenko on August 1, 2014

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

OSIRIS view of comet Churyumov-Gerasimenko on August 1, 2014
This image was acquired August a at 02:48 UTC by the OSIRIS camera on Rosetta from a distance of approximately 1000 km. It has been enlarged by an unknown amount from the original resolution. A prominent dark spot visible on the original image is an artifact on the CCD and has been painted out of this version of the image.

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

Original image data dated on or about August 1, 2014

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