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View Full Version : The First Images Are In from Rosetta’s Valentine’s Day Comet Flyby



Fraser
2015-Feb-16, 04:10 PM
On Saturday, Feb. 14, the Rosetta spacecraft swooped low over the surface of comet 67p/C-G in the*first dedicated close pass of its mission, coming within a scant 6 km (3.7 miles) at 12:41 UTC. The image above is a mosaic of four individual NavCam images acquired just shortly afterwards, when Rosetta was about 8.9 km […]

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