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Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko - 21 September 1969

Date: 20 October 2014
Depicts: Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko
Copyright: Image courtesy K. Churyumov

Photographic plates showing comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, taken on 21 September 1969 by Klim Churyumov.

Read more about the historical context of this image in Vintage comet, and for the background to how comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko was discovered, read the profiles of Klim Churyumov and Svetlana Gerasimenko.

Last Update: 20 October 2014

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