Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko Reaches Perihelion

ESA’s Rosetta orbiter yesterday witnessed 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko making its closest approach to the Sun. The comet and the spacecraft were 186 million km from the Sun, about a third of the distance at rendezvous last August. In the year that has passed since Rosetta arrived, the comet has traveled some 750 million km along its orbit [...] —> Read More