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

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

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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.

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Original image data dated on or about August 3, 2014

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