Emily Lakdawalla • Nov 10, 2009
Rosetta is homing in on Earth
Heads up! ESA's Rosetta spacecraft is approaching for its last flyby of Earth, on Friday, November 13. It is now close enough that its OSIRIS high-resolution camera can resolve the Moon (and presumably Earth as well). Here's that photo of the Moon, a lovely crescent view captured on Sunday from 4.3 million kilometers away:
It's a bit small at this range, so here's a zoomed view:
Stay tuned for further news and pictures from Rosetta's upcoming Earth flyby!
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