ESA / MPS / UPD / LAM / IAA / RSSD / INTA / UPM / DASP / IDA / Daniel Macháček
Portrait of comet Churyumov-Gerasimenko in natural 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.