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Close-up view of comet 67P/C-G

Date: 30 June 2016
Satellite: Rosetta
Depicts: Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko
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During Rosetta's final descent, the spacecraft will image the comet's surface in high resolution from just a few hundred metres.

This OSIRIS narrow-angle camera image was taken on 28 May 2016, when the spacecraft was about 5 km from the surface of Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. The scale is 0.13 m/pixel.

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


Last Update: 30 June 2016

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