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Fraser
2015-Jun-08, 11:20 PM
67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko certainly isn’t a comet that dreads sundown.*Images acquired by the OSIRIS instrument aboard ESA’s Rosetta spacecraft in April 2015 reveal that some of the comet’s dust jets keep on firing even after the Sun has “set” across those regions. This shows that, as the comet continues to approach its August perihelion date, it’s now […]

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Swift
2015-Jun-09, 03:35 AM
(Also it looks kind of like an overexposed image of a giant angry lemming. But that’s pareidolia for you.)
:lol: A fire-breathing giant angry lemming.