Comet jet awakens

Comet jet awakens

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20/04/2015 3:00 pm

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Description

Looking at Comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko at exactly the right moment, Rosetta’s OSIRIS wide-angle camera captures the moment a jet bursts into action. The first image was captured at 06:13 GMT on 12 March, the second two minutes later.

More information: OSIRIS catches activity in the act

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

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