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Rosetta arrives at the comet

Date: 04 August 2014
Satellite: Rosetta
Depicts: Rosetta and comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko
Copyright: Spacecraft: ESA/ATG medialab; Comet image: ESA/Rosetta/NAVCAM

Artist impression of ESA's Rosetta approaching comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko.

The comet image was taken on 2 August 2014 by the spacecraft's navigation camera at a distance of about 500 km.

The spacecraft and comet are not to scale.


Last Update: 09 November 2014

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