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Rosetta approaches Lutetia (animation)

Rosetta approaches Lutetia (animation)
Rosetta approaches Lutetia (animation) On July 10, 2010, ESA's Rosetta spacecraft flew within 3,200 kilometers of (21) Lutetia, the largest asteroid yet visited by a spacecraft. The 46 images in this animation were taken as the spacecraft approached the rotating asteroid, up to a distance of about 80,000 kilometers. ESA / Rosetta / MPS for OSIRIS Team MPS / UPD / LAM / IAA / SSO / INTA / UPM / DASP / IDA

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