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Smooth regions in Imhotep on comet 67P/C-G - OSIRIS NAC

Smooth regions in Imhotep on comet 67P/C-G - OSIRIS NAC

Date: 20 July 2015
Satellite: Rosetta
Depicts: Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko
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Close ups of smooth, fine-grained material in the Imhotep region on comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. The insets on the right-hand side correspond to the boxes outlined in the left-hand image. A close-up of part of a long, curvilinear feature is also shown.

The image was taken with Rosetta's OSIRIS narrow-angle camera on 5 October 2014. The image scale is 34 cm/pixel.

For a map showing this image in context see here.

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


Last Update: 1 September 2019
21-Feb-2024 07:44 UT

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