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Active comet, April 2015

Active comet, April 2015

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ESA / Rosetta / NavCam

Active comet, April 2015
Rosetta kept its distance from Churymov-Gerasimenko in April 2015 following a safing event during its March 28 flyby. This photo was taken on April 15 from a distance of 165 kilometers.

Some ESA images are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 IGO license, as explained here.

Original image data dated on or about February 15, 2015

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