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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Dune-like structures

Filed under Rosetta and Philae, pretty pictures, comets, comet Churyumov-Gerasimenko

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Dune-like structures Evidence of dune-like structures in the surface dust of Comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko. Features like this may be the result of localised gas-driven transport of surface dust. The image was taken by the OSIRIS narrow-angle camera on 23 August 2014.

ESA / Rosetta / DLR / MPS for OSIRIS Team MPS / UPD / LAM / IAA / SSO / INTA / UPM / DASP / IDA

Original image data dated on or about August 23, 2014.

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