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Comet 67P/C-G on 3 April 2016 - OSIRIS WAC

Date: 06 April 2016
Satellite: Rosetta
Depicts: Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko
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OSIRIS wide-angle camera (WAC) image taken on 3 April 2016 on the way back inbound from the tail excursion, when Rosetta was still 442 km from the nucleus of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. The scale is 43.6 m/pixel.

More details via the OSIRIS Image of the Day website.

More images of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko can be found in the '67P - by Rosetta' collection.

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


Last Update: 08 April 2016

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