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Comet on 29 September 2016 - OSIRIS WAC

Comet on 29 September 2016 - OSIRIS WAC


Date: 29 September 2016
Satellite: Rosetta
Depicts: Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko
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OSIRIS wide-angle camera image taken at 11:49 UTC on 29 September 2016, when Rosetta was 22.9 km from Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko.

On 30 September, Rosetta descends to the surface of the comet, targeting a region on the small comet's lobe.

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

Last Update: 1 September 2019
8-Feb-2023 04:50 UT

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