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Churyumov-Gerasimenko on April 21, 2015

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

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Churyumov-Gerasimenko on April 21, 2015 Rosetta took this photo of the comet on April 21, 2015 from a distance of 139 kilometers. Only a few months from perihelion, the comet is jetting material from much of its sunlit surface.

ESA / Emily Lakdawalla

Original image data dated on or about April 21, 2015.

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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: Emily Lakdawalla


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