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Comet 67P/C-G from Earth - 19 July 2015

Comet 67P/C-G from Earth - 19 July 2015

Date: 24 July 2015
Satellite: Rosetta
Depicts: Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko
Copyright: Colin Snodgrass / Geraint Jones / Liverpool Telecope

Ground based image of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, obtained with the 2 m Liverpool Telescope. It comprises 10 × 20s r-band images taken on the morning of 19 July 2015.

The length of the comet's tail visible in the image in the twilight sky is approximately 120 000 km.

Last Update: 1 September 2019
2-Feb-2023 14:27 UT

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