First color image released of Comet 67P

December 12, 2014 5:37 PM

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First color image released of Comet 67P

The European Space Agency has just released the first full color image of Comet 67P, and prepare to be underwhelmed: the comet is dark gray!

To create this photo, the Rosetta spacecraft took three images through three different color filters, and then superimposed the images. The result is a photo that shows a color image of the comet, although scientists did have to modify the brightness a bit.

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