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Comet outbursts – annotated

Date: 23 September 2016
Satellite: Rosetta
Depicts: Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko
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Compilation of the brightest outbursts seen at Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko by Rosetta's OSIRIS narrow-angle camera (white numbers) and Navigation Camera (red numbers) between July and September 2015. The numbers also correspond to the source locations indicated in this map.

Credit: OSIRIS: ESA/Rosetta/MPS for OSIRIS Team MPS/UPD/LAM/IAA/SSO/INTA/UPM/DASP/IDA; NavCam: ESA/Rosetta/NavCam – CC BY-SA IGO 3.0


Last Update: 23 September 2016

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