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Before & after: Fractures in shadowed Churyumov-Gerasimenko cliffs
Filed under Rosetta and Philae, pretty pictures, comets, comet Churyumov-Gerasimenko
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Enhancing the brightness of OSIRIS images can reveal details in shadows only indirectly lit. Here, some cliffs on the head of the comet are revealed to have at least two criscrossing sets of fractures.
ESA / Rosetta / DLR / MPS for OSIRIS Team MPS / UPD / LAM / IAA / SSO / INTA / UPM / DASP / IDA / Emily Lakdawalla
Original image data dated on or about October 14, 2014.
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