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Boulders and blocks on comet Churyumov-Gerasimenko

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Boulders and blocks on comet Churyumov-Gerasimenko The largest boulders visible here are approximately 50 meters across. Rosetta took this photo with its OSIRIS Narrow-Angle Camera during the "Close Observation Phase" from a distance of only 10 kilometers on October 28, 2014.

ESA / Rosetta / MPS for OSIRIS Team MPS / UPD / LAM / IAA / SSO / INTA / UPM / DASP / IDA

Original image data dated on or about October 28, 2014.

Most ESA images can be reused for noncommercial purposes as long as they are properly credited. For more information and other uses, read ESA's copyright notice.


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