Rosetta Probe Snaps Spinning Comet Nucleus | Video

The European probe is en route to study comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. On June 27-28, 2014, its OSIRIS’ narrow angle camera (NAC) captured the  nucleus of the comet rotating at a period of 12.4 hours.

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credit : ESA / Mash Mix: Space.com
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