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Views of the Rosetta landing site onto pit walls

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

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Views of the Rosetta landing site onto pit walls An OSIRIS wide-angle camera view of the head of comet Churyumov-Gerasimenko, with a perspective onto the interior walls of the two prominent pits of the Ma'at region. The most easily visible pit in this view is Deir el-Medina. The proposed landing site for Rosetta is to the lower left of Deir el-Medina in this view.

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

Original image data dated on or about November 13, 2014.

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