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Seth region on comet 67P/C-G - OSIRIS NAC

Date: 28 September 2015
Satellite: Rosetta
Depicts: Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko
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This OSIRIS narrow-angle camera view was captured by Rosetta on 22 September 2014 from a distance of 28 km. It focuses on the irregular, fractured and stratified morphology of the Seth region of the main body. A wide terrace is seen in the foreground with a deep pit revealing the inner layered skeleton of the comet nucleus.

Credits: ESA/Rosetta/MPS for OSIRIS Team MPS/UPD/LAM/IAA/SSO/INTA/UPM/DASP/IDA


Last Update: 28 September 2015

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