Rosetta’s comet: Imaging the coma

1 agosto 2014

Less than a week before Rosetta’s rendezvous with comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, images obtained by OSIRIS, the spacecraft’s onboard scientific imaging system, show clear signs of a coma surrounding the comet’s nucleus. A new image from July 25, 2014, clearly reveals an extended coma shrouding 67P’s nucleus.
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