Where Will Rosetta's Philae's Lander Land on Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko?

Four-image montage comprising of images taken by Rosetta's navigation camera on 2 September from a distance of 56 km from comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. The comet nucleus is about 4 km across. Credit: ESA/Rosetta/NAVCAM.

Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko is offering mission managers a variety of scientifically useful targets to chose from for the landing site of the Rosetta's small lander Philae. Which location will they select? The announcement is set for Monday, September 15.

Here are the landing site choices:


Animation of the Deployment and Landing of the Philae Lander

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