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Comet landing descent image – 5.8 km

30 Sep 2016, 09:47 UTC
Comet landing descent image – 5.8 km
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As Rosetta continues its descent onto the Ma'at region on the small lobe of Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, the OSIRIS narrow-angle camera captured this image at 08:18 GMT from an altitude of about 5.8 km.
The image shows dust-covered terrains, exposed walls and a few boulders on Ma'at, not far from the target impact region (not visible in this view - located below the lower edge).

The image scale is about 11 cm/pixel and the image measures about 225 m across.

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