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Equatorial view of comet Churyumov-Gerasimenko

Equatorial view of comet Churyumov-Gerasimenko

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ESA / Rosetta / NavCam

Equatorial view of comet Churyumov-Gerasimenko
In this photo, Rosetta is staring almost straight at the equator of comet Churyumov-Gerasimenko. Territory in the comet's southern hemisphere is receiving more sun than it did when Rosetta arrived in 2014, revealing its features.

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 May 3, 2015

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