Rosetta Snaps Shadow Selfie On Comet 67/P

March 3, 2015 10:23 PM

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The Rosetta spacecraft has taken an image of its shadow on the surface of the comet 67/P. What could scientists learn from this image?(Photo : European Space Agency)

The Rosetta spacecraft has recorded a "selfie" of its own shadow, projected on the surface of Comet 67P Churyumov-Gerasimenko (67/P). The shadow was the result of the Sun being directly behind the spacecraft when the image was recorded of the icy body.

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