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Comet Resembles 'Rubber Ducky' in European Spacecraft Views (Photos, Video)

Credit: ESA/Rosetta/MPS for OSIRIS Team MPS/UPD/LAM/IAA/SSO/INTA/UPM/DASP/IDA
The comet being chased down by a European probe looks a bit like a child's bath toy, new images from the spacecraft reveal. The European Space Agency's Rosetta spacecraft has gotten its best look yet at Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, with which it will rendezvous early next month. And the results are surprising, researchers said. [See the video here.]   Less «
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