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Comet 67P/C-G on 12 August 2015 - NavCam sequence

Comet 67P/C-G on 12 August 2015 - NavCam sequence

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

Animated sequence of three Rosetta navigation camera (NavCam) images taken on 12 August 2015, at around 336 km from the centre of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. The images on average measure about 29.3 km across and have a scale of about 28.7 m/pixel.

The three images were taken at 09:05 UTC, 09:25 UTC and 09:45 UTC, and this sequence here moves back and forth between them.

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

Another version of this sequence, which has been enhanced to bring out the details of the comet's activity, 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
25-Apr-2024 04:10 UT

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