ESA/Rosetta/NAVCAM

Rosetta Comet Marches On

This image, by the Rosetta navigation camera, was taken from a distance of about 53 miles (86 kilometers) from the center of Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko on March 14, 2015. The image has a resolution of 24 feet (7 meters) per pixel and is cropped and processed to bring out the details of the comet's activity.

Rosetta's Comet Watch

This animation comprises 24 montages based on images acquired by the navigation camera on the European Space Agency's Rosetta spacecraft orbiting Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko between Nov. 19 and Dec. 3, 2014.

During this period, Rosetta completed an almost full revolution at about 19 miles (30 kilometers) from the comet. These images were selected in such a way that their sequence appears to be continuous, a combined effect of Rosetta's motion with respect to the comet and the comet’s own rotation (every 12.4 hours).

Rosetta Comet

This composite is a mosaic comprising four individual NAVCAM images taken from 19 miles (31 kilometers) from the center of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko on Nov. 20, 2014. The image resolution is 10 feet (3 meters) per pixel.

Comet on 28 October – NavCam

Four-image montage comprising images taken by Rosetta's navigation camera from a distance of 9.7 km from the centre of comet 67P/C-G – about 7.7 km from the surface. The corresponding image scale is about 65 cm/pixel, so each 1024 x 1024 pixel frame is about 665 m across.
The individual image frames and more information is available via the blog: CometWatch – 28 October

Title Comet on 26 October – NavCam

Four-image mosaic comprising images taken by Rosetta's navigation camera from a distance of 9.8 km from the centre of comet 67P/C-G – about 7.8 km from the surface. The corresponding image scale is about 66 cm/pixel, and the mosaic covers roughly 1200 x 1350 metres.
 
The individual image frames and more information is available via the blog: CometWatch – 26 October
 

Comet on 24 October – NavCam

Four-image montage comprises images taken by Rosetta's navigation camera from a distance of 9.8 km from the centre of comet 67P/C-G – about 7.8 km from the surface. The corresponding image scale is about 66 cm/pixel, so each 1024 x 1024 pixel frame is about 676 m across. In this orientation the larger lobe occupies the upper frames, with the neck filling the lower frames. The smaller lobe of the comet is out of view towards the right.

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