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Comet landing descent image – 5.7 km

30 Sep 2016, 10:59 UTC
Comet landing descent image – 5.7 km
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Another striking image from Rosetta's descent onto the surface of Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, taken with the OSIRIS narrow-angle camera at 08:21 GMT from an altitude of about 5.7 km.
Comet 67P/C-G viewed with Rosetta's OSIRIS NAC on 30 September 2016, 5.7 km from the surface. Credit: ESA/Rosetta/MPS for OSIRIS Team MPS/UPD/LAM/IAA/SSO/INTA/UPM/DASP/IDA
The image scale is about 11 cm/pixel and the image measures about 225 m across.

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