The ESA's Latest Image From Rosetta Shows Off A Rugged Surface

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Rosetta is still orbiting Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, and it’s beamed back an impressive image showing off the comet’s surface. It’s rugged and beautiful.

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The image was taken with the probe’s Narrow Angle Camera at a height of 79.653 km, 1.6 AU from the Earth.

[OSIRIS Image of the Day]

Image Credit: ESA/Rosetta/MPS for OSIRIS Team MPS/UPD/LAM/IAA/SSO/INTA/UPM/DASP/IDA

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mortal-dictata
Mortal Dictata

Looks like a lump of coal or petrified wood.