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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

OSIRIS view of comet Churyumov-Gerasimenko on August 3, 2014

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

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OSIRIS view of comet Churyumov-Gerasimenko on August 3, 2014 Rosetta captured this view of comet Churyumov-Gerasimenko on August 3, 2014, three days before entering orbit, from a distance of 285 kilometers. The image resolution is 5.3 meters per pixel.

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

Original image data dated on or about August 3, 2014.

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