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Asteroid Steins observed by Rosetta's OSIRIS camera

Asteroid Steins observed by Rosetta's OSIRIS camera


Date: 20 March 2007
Satellite: Rosetta
Depicts: OSIRIS/NAC images of asteroid (2867) Steins
Copyright: ESA ©2006 MPS for OSIRIS Team MPS/UPD/LAM/IAA/RSSD/INTA/UPM/DASP/IDA

Four images of asteroid (2867) Steins taken by the OSIRIS Narrow Angle Camera. The second, third, and fourth image, from bottom to top, were taken approximately 5, 10, and 15 hours after the first image, respectively. For the whole duration of the observation Steins stayed within the circle, demonstrating the excellent tracking capability of Rosetta.

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