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Asteroid (21) Lutetia with Saturn in background

Date: 10 July 2010
Satellite: Rosetta
Depicts: Asteroid (21) Lutetia with Saturn in the background
Copyright: ESA 2010 MPS for OSIRIS Team MPS/UPD/LAM/IAA/RSSD/INTA/UPM/DASP/IDA

One of the first images released after the Rosetta flyby of asteroid (21) Lutetia on 10 July 2010.

At a distance of 36 000 km, the OSIRIS Narrow Angle Camera (NAC) took this image catching the planet Saturn in the background.


Last Update: 03 August 2010

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