Saturday, October 25, 2014

Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko's Jets

This image of 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko was taken by the Optical, Spectroscopic, and Infrared Remote Imaging System, Rosetta's main onboard scientific imaging system, on September 10, 2014. Jets of cometary activity can be seen along almost the entire body of the comet.


Note: For more information, see PIA18835: Rosetta Comet Spreads its Jets, Comet activity – 10 September 2014, Rosetta's Comet Scrambling Its Jets(JPL), and Rosetta Comet Scrambles its Jets (NASA Science News).

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