The lonely landscape of Rosetta's comet

September 19, 2014 4:21 AM

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The lonely landscape of Rosetta's comet

StarStuff photo of the week It may look like a lonely mountain, but this landscape is out of our world - it's one of the closest colour images ever taken of the surface of a comet.

The European Space Agency's Rosetta spacecraft took this close up of the tortured and jagged surface of Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko from a distance of just 29 kilometres.

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