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OSIRIS view of boulders and jets on comet 67P's neck, October 20, 2014

OSIRIS view of boulders and jets on comet 67P's neck, October 20, 2014

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OSIRIS view of boulders and jets on comet 67P's neck, October 20, 2014
Rosetta captured this view of the bouldery surface of Churyumov-Gerasimenko's neck, with its active jets, on October 20, 2014 from a distance of 7.2 kilometers. The photo is from the Wide-Angle Camera, one of two that make up the OSIRIS instrument package.

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Original image data dated on or about October 20, 2014

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