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Approaching asteroid (21) Lutetia

Approaching asteroid (21) Lutetia


Date: 10 July 2010
Satellite: Rosetta
Depicts: Asteroid (21) Lutetia
Copyright: ESA 2010 MPS for OSIRIS Team MPS/UPD/LAM/IAA/RSSD/INTA/UPM/DASP/IDA

These images of Lutetia were taken by the OSIRIS instrument on Rosetta as the spacecraft approached the asteroid.

The first image was taken at 06:18 (about 9.5 hours before closest approach, 510 000 kms from the asteroid), the last one at 14:15 (about 1.5 hours before closest approach, 81 000 km from the asteroid). The resolution changes from 9.6 km/px to 1.5 km/px.

Last Update: 1 September 2019
30-Nov-2020 05:07 UT

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