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Rosetta's final NavCam image

Rosetta's final NavCam image
Rosetta's final NavCam image After firing its rockets to send the spacecraft on an impact trajectory, Rosetta captured five NavCam images to help navigators predict its final path. This is the final NavCam image of the mission. Taken on 30 September 2016 at 00:59 UTC, when Rosetta was 17.4 km from the center of the nucleus of Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, about 15.4 km from the surface. The scale at the surface is about 1.5 m/pixel and the image measures about 1.5 km across. ESA / Rosetta / NAVCAM – CC BY-SA IGO 3.0

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