Science and Exploration

NavCam mosaic of Comet 67P

By Keith Cowing
Press Release
April 2, 2015
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NavCam mosaic of Comet 67P
NavCam mosaic of Comet 67P

This two-image mosaic creates a stunning scene of the Imhotep region on Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko as seen from a distance of 19.9 km from the comet centre on 28 March 2015.
The image has a resolution of 1.7 m/pixel and measures 3.1 x 1.7 km.

More information and the original images via the blog: CometWatch 28 March – 14 km flyby

Credit: ESA/Rosetta/NAVCAM – CC BY-SA IGO 3.0

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