Comet on 16 August (b)

Comet on 16 August (b)

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26/08/2014 9:00 am

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This image was taken by Rosetta's OSIRIS narrow-angle camera on 16 August from a distance of about 100 km from Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. The comet nucleus is about 4 km across. An annotated version of this image identifying candidate landing sites for the lander Philae can be found here.

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

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