Rosetta Captures Dramatic Outburst from Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko

A dramatic short-lived outburst from 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko was captured by the OSIRIS narrow-angle camera aboard ESA’s Rosetta orbiter on July 29, 2015. Now 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko and Rosetta are two days from perihelion, the point on the comet’s 6.5-year orbit that takes it closest to the Sun. On 13 August 2015, they will be 186 million km from [...] —> Read More