Rosetta Spacecraft Approaching Twofold Comet

This animated sequence combines 36 interpolated images of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, each separated by 20 minutes. This comet is the destination for the European Space Agency's Rosetta mission, which includes three NASA instruments in its 21-instrument science payload.

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  • ESA/Rosetta/MPS/UPD/LAM/IAA/SSO/INTA/UPM/DASP/IDA