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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

NavCam view of comet Churyumov-Gerasimenko on October 15, 2014

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

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NavCam view of comet Churyumov-Gerasimenko on October 15, 2014 The four images for this mosaic were from a distance of 9.9 kilometers from the center of the comet, or only 7.9 kilometers from the surface. The view is across the small lobe to the large lobe. Image scale ranges from about 0.63 m/pixel on the part of the comet that is close to the viewer, to about 0.93m/pixel on the large lobe, farther from the viewer.

NASA / JPL / Elisabetta Bonora & Marco Faccin

Original image data dated on or about October 15, 2014.

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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: Elisabetta Bonora & Marco Faccin


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