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Comet 67P/C-G from 8.9 km - OSIRIS NAC

Date: 30 September 2016
Satellite: Rosetta
Depicts: Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko
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Rosetta's OSIRIS narrow-angle camera captured this image of Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko at 06:53 UTC from an altitude of about 8.9 km during the spacecraft's final descent on 30 September.

The image scale is about 17 cm/pixel and the image measures about 350 m across.

The image shows a portion of the small comet lobe, with portion of the rough Hathor region (top right) and smoother Ma'at (bottom left).

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


Last Update: 03 October 2016

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