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Churyumov-Gerasimenko on April 21, 2015

Churyumov-Gerasimenko on April 21, 2015

ESA / Emily Lakdawalla

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.

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Original image data dated on or about April 21, 2015

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