Help Shape the Future of Space Exploration

Join The Planetary Society Now  arrow.png

Join our eNewsletter for updates & action alerts

    Please leave this field empty
The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Comet jets from close range, October 18, 2014

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

Go Back

Comet jets from close range, October 18, 2014 Comet Churyumov-Gerasimenko puts on a show for Rosetta's NavCam in this photo taken on October 18, 2014. It includes rhythmic ridges on the comet's neck as well as small bright streaks that could be particles ejected from the comet, streaking across the Rosetta photo.

ESA / Rosetta / NavCam / Damia Bouic

Learn more about this photo at the ESA website.

Original image data dated on or about October 18, 2014.

Creative Commons License
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: Damia Bouic


Other Related Images


Leave a Comment:

You must be logged in to submit a comment. Log in now.

Space in Images

Pretty pictures and
awe-inspiring science.

See More

Join The Planetary Society

Let’s explore the cosmos together!

Become a Member

Connect With Us

Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and more…
Continue the conversation with our online community!