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Comet jets from close range, October 18, 2014

Comet jets from close range, October 18, 2014

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ESA / Rosetta / NavCam / Damia Bouic

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.

Learn more about this photo at the ESA website.

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

Original image data dated on or about October 18, 2014

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