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Fractured boulders on comet 67P/C-G - annotated

Fractured boulders on comet 67P/C-G - annotated


Date: 18 August 2015
Satellite: Rosetta
Depicts: Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko
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These two images show two fractured boulders found on comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko in the Imhotep (left) and Atum (right) regions, respectively. Fracturing in the Imhotep boulder is so pervasive it has led to fragmentation of the 60 m-wide boulder. An indication of the physical scale is provided; a non-annotated version of the image is available here.

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

Last Update: 1 September 2019
10-Jul-2020 01:17 UT

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