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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Rosetta Navcam's reconnaissance of comet Churyumov-Gerasimenko

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

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This animation of NavCam images follows Rosetta’s approach to the comet from a distance of about 800 kilometers on August 1, 2014 to about 62 kilometers on August 22.

ESA / Rosetta / NavCam

Original image data dated on or about August 22, 2014.

Some ESA images are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 IGO license, as explained here.

 

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