Comet flyby: OSIRIS catches glimpse of Rosetta’s shadow

Paris (ESA) Mar 05, 2015

Images from the OSIRIS scientific imaging camera taken during the close flyby on 14 February have now been downlinked to Earth, revealing the surface of Comet 67P/C-G in unprecedented detail, and including the shadow of the spacecraft encircled in a wreath of light.

The image released shows an area near the edge of the comet’s “belly” close to the Imhotep-Ash regional boundary, where a mes —> Read More Here


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