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Portrait of comet Churyumov-Gerasimenko in enhanced color

Portrait of comet Churyumov-Gerasimenko in enhanced color

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ESA / MPS / UPD / LAM / IAA / RSSD / INTA / UPM / DASP / IDA / Daniel Macháček

Portrait of comet Churyumov-Gerasimenko in enhanced color
Taken with the OSIRIS NAC camera on ESA's Rosetta mission on 5 August 2014 from a range of 123 kilometers.

Made from three images taken between 23:20:23 and 23:21:20 UTC through near-IR (N20140805T232011041ID30F41), orange (N20140805T231914571ID30F22) and blue (N20140805T231936781ID30F24) filters (Gutierrez-Marques et al 2017). Color is enhanced and spectrally extended beyond human vision. 
Resolution is 2.3 m/pix.

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License. For uses not allowed by that license, contact us to request publication permission from the copyright holder: Daniel Macháček

Original image data dated on or about August 5, 2014

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