Jul 03, 2015

CometWatch 23 June | Rosetta - ESA's comet chaser

Tweet Today's CometWatch entry shows a view of Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko taken on 23 June, when Rosetta was 197 km from the comet centre. This single frame NAVCAM image has a resolution of 16.8 m/pixel and it measures 17.2 km across. In this orientation, the small comet lobe points to the bottom left, and the large lobe to the top right. The comet's activity, enhanced through image...

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