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Extreme close-up on Imhotep

October 23, 2019

This four-image mosaic of Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko is made of images taken February 14 at 14:15 UTC at a distance of 8.9 kilometers from the surface. The mosaic measures about 1.35 kilometers on a side; it has been rotated here to make the apparent horizon horizontal. The image focuses on the stunning features of the Imhotep region, on the comet’s large lobe.

Enceladus and Saturn

January 15, 2016

Cassini captured the images for this striking crescent Enceladus on 19 December 2015.

Curiosity at Mount Shields, sol 971

May 06, 2015

Curiosity took the photos for this mosaic on an outcrop named Mount Shields on sol 971 (April 30, 2015), after a short "bump" designed to put the outcrop within reach of the tools on the robotic arm. The outcrop is located in an area called "Logan's Run," to the north of Logan Pass and to the west of Pahrump Hills.

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