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Comet 67P/C-G on 22 January 2015 - NavCam montage

Comet 67P/C-G on 22 January 2015 - NavCam montage


Date: 01 February 2015
Satellite: Rosetta
Depicts: Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko
Copyright: ESA/Rosetta/NAVCAM, CC BY-SA IGO 3.0

Montage of four images taken by Rosetta's navigation camera (NAVCAM) on 22 January 2015 at 28.0 km from the centre of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. The image scale is about 2.4 m/pixel.

The four images were taken in sequence as a 2×2 raster over a short period of about twenty minutes, meaning that there is some motion of the spacecraft and rotation of the comet between the images.

The images have been cleaned to remove the more obvious bad 'pixel pairs' and cosmic ray artefacts, and intensities have been scaled.

The four individual full-frame images are also available as related images in the right-hand menu. A mosaic of the four images stitched together is available here.

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

 
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 IGO License. Creative Commons License

Last Update: 1 September 2019
1-Dec-2021 05:57 UT

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