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Philae's landing site – 30 October 2014 NavCam mosaic

Philae's landing site – 30 October 2014 NavCam mosaic


Date: 03 November 2014
Satellite: Rosetta
Depicts: Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko
Copyright: ESA/Rosetta/NAVCAM, CC BY-SA IGO 3.0

This four-image NAVCAM mosaic shows Philae's landing site as Rosetta departed its 10 km orbit last week in order to prepare for the deployment of Philae on 12 November. The images comprising this montage were taken on 30 October, when the spacecraft was 26.8 km from the centre of the comet. The image resolution at this distance is 2.27 m/pixel, and the mosaic covers 4.0 × 3.7 km.

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Last Update: 1 September 2019
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