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View Full Version : Rosetta’s Cloudy Comet Shroud Spotted From The Ground, While Spacecraft Picks Up Dust



Fraser
2014-Sep-08, 02:20 PM
This picture shows it is possible to look at Rosetta’s comet from Earth, but what a lot of work it requires! The picture you see above is a composite of 40 separate images taken by the Very Large Telescope (removing the background stars). Despite the fact that Rosetta is right next to Comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko, ground-based […]

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