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Before & after: Fractures in shadowed Churyumov-Gerasimenko cliffs

Before & after: Fractures in shadowed Churyumov-Gerasimenko cliffs
Before & after: Fractures in shadowed Churyumov-Gerasimenko cliffs

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Before & after: Fractures in shadowed Churyumov-Gerasimenko cliffs
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.

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Original image data dated on or about October 14, 2014

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