The Bruce Murray Space Image Library
OSIRIS view of comet Churyumov-Gerasimenko on September 5, 2014
Filed under Rosetta and Philae, pretty pictures, comets, comet Churyumov-Gerasimenko
Rosetta's highest-resolution camera, OSIRIS, snapped this view looking across the "body" to the back of the "head" of the comet on September 5, 2014. At full resolution, a pixel spans only 1.1 meters; the entire image is about 2.25 kilometers square.
ESA / Rosetta / DLR / MPS for OSIRIS Team MPS / UPD / LAM / IAA / SSO / INTA / UPM / DASP / IDA
Original image data dated on or about September 5, 2014.
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