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Rosetta OSIRIS NAC image of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko

Rosetta OSIRIS NAC image of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko


Date: 26 March 2014
Satellite: Rosetta
Depicts: Star field with comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko
Copyright: ESA © 2014 MPS for OSIRIS-Team MPS/UPD/LAM/IAA/SSO/INTA/UPM/DASP/IDA

This is Rosetta’s first sighting of its target, comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, in 2014.

It was taken with the Narrow Angle Camera on 21 March 2014. The comet is indicated by the small circle next to the bright globular star cluster M107.

The image was taken from a distance of about 5 million kilometres from the comet. A wide-angle image was taken on 20 March 2014.

More images of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko can be found in the '67P - by Rosetta' collection.

Last Update: 1 September 2019
24-Jan-2022 17:47 UT

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