What a comet looks like, up close

What a comet looks like, up close September 12, 2014

The European Space Agency spacecraft Rosetta has rendezvoused with Comet 67P, with plans to send a smaller craft to land on it November 11.  The project was launched back in 2004.  The comet is about 3×5 kilometers across (1.86×3 miles).  Go here for more information.  After the jump, photographs from the probe, showing what a comet looks like up close.

From Incredible Image of Rosetta and Comet 67P. Landing Site Selection Underway | The News Ledge:

Comet 67P

 

Rosetta and Comet 67P


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