Ac­tiv­i­ty on 67P/Churyu­mov-Gerasi­menko

Ac­tiv­i­ty on 67P/Churyu­mov-Gerasi­menko
Credit: ESA/Rosetta/MPS for OSIRIS Team MPS/UPD/LAM/IAA/SSO/INTA/UPM/DASP/IDA.

Activity on 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko

This im­age from the OSIRIS (Op­ti­cal, Spec­tro­scop­ic, and In­frared Re­mote Imag­ing Sys­tem) cam­era, ac­quired on 28 Au­gust 2014, shows a gas-emit­ting de­pres­sion on Comet 67P/Churyu­mov-Gerasi­menko. This can be seen in the right-hand im­age, which has en­hanced con­trast. The im­age was ac­quired from a dis­tance of 60 kilo­me­tres and has a res­o­lu­tion of one me­tre per pix­el.

This image from the OSIRIS (Optical, Spectroscopic, and Infrared Remote Imaging System) camera, acquired on 28 August 2014, shows a gas-emitting depression on Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. This can be seen in the right-hand image, which has enhanced contrast. The image was acquired from a distance of 60 kilometres and has a resolution of one metre per pixel.

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