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Rosetta's comet may be a contact binary

18 Jul 2014, 11:20 UTC
Rosetta's comet may be a contact binary
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Credit: NASA Science News New images of Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko show that the target of ESA's Rosetta probe is no ordinary comet. Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, was imaged on 14 July 2014 by OSIRIS, Rosetta's scientific imaging system, from a distance of approximately 12 000 km (image on the right). The image suggests that the comet may consist […]

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