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Bright region in Imhotep on comet 67P/C-G - OSIRIS NAC

Bright region in Imhotep on comet 67P/C-G - OSIRIS NAC


Date: 20 July 2015
Satellite: Rosetta
Depicts: Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko
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Colour-composite image focusing on bright and bluer patches in the Imhotep region on comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. The image at right shows a zoom into the region indicated in the left-hand image.

The composite comprises images taken with the blue (480 nm), green (536 nm) and orange (649 nm) filters of Rosetta's OSIRIS narrow-angle camera on 5 September 2014, from a distance of 43 km from the comet centre. The image scale is 81 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.

Credit: ESA/Rosetta/MPS for OSIRIS Team MPS/UPD/LAM/IAA/SSO/INTA/UPM/DASP/IDA

Last Update: 1 September 2019
20-Jan-2022 02:44 UT

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