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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Lutetia in sight

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Lutetia in sight Rosetta's first sight of a pinpoint of light from its next target, asteroid Lutetia, was snapped by one of its navigational cameras on May 31, 2010, as it swooped toward a planned 3,160-kilometer flyby at 15:44:53 UTC July 10, 2010.


Original image data dated on or about May 31, 2010.

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