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Comet on 14 February from 8.7 Km

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Comet 67P/ChuryumovGerasimenko

Comet 67P/ChuryumovGerasimenko.

Credit: European Space Agency

On 14 February 2015, Rosetta swooped over the surface of Comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko at a distance of just 6 km. The closest approach took place at 12:41 GMT over a region known as Imhotep, which is on the larger of the comet’s two lobes.

From European Space Agency
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