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Fractures on a cliff on comet 67P/C-G, close-up

Fractures on a cliff on comet 67P/C-G, close-up


Date: 18 August 2015
Satellite: Rosetta
Depicts: Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko
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This close-up is part of an image taken with Rosetta's OSIRIS narrow-angle camera of the Ash region, located on the large lobe of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. It shows a small fracture that appears to cut through a scarp edge and the smooth coating on the top, which is a morphologic characteristic of the Ash region.

An annotated version of this image, with an indication of the physical scale, is available as an inset in this larger context image.

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

Last Update: 1 September 2019
11-Jul-2020 09:06 UT

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