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Comet 67P/C-G on 12 August 2015 (09:45 UTC) - NavCam, enhanced

Comet 67P/C-G on 12 August 2015 (09:45 UTC) - NavCam, enhanced


Date: 26 August 2015
Satellite: Rosetta
Depicts: Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko
Copyright: ESA/Rosetta/NAVCAM, CC BY-SA IGO 3.0

Rosetta navigation camera (NavCam) image taken on 12 August 2015, at 09:45 UTC, at 336 km from the centre of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. The image measures 29.3 km across and has a scale of about 28.6 m/pixel.

This image is one in a sequence of three NavCam images taken over a forty-minute period. An animated sequence of the three images is available here.

The image has been cleaned to remove the more obvious bad pixels and cosmic ray artefacts, and intensities have been scaled.

This image has been enhanced to bring out the details of the comet's activity. The original image is available here.

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

 
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 IGO License. Creative Commons License

Last Update: 1 September 2019
29-Nov-2022 15:27 UT

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