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OSIRIS view of comet Churyumov-Gerasimenko on September 5, 2014

OSIRIS view of comet Churyumov-Gerasimenko on September 5, 2014

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OSIRIS view of comet Churyumov-Gerasimenko on September 5, 2014
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.

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Original image data dated on or about September 5, 2014

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