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Credit: ESA/Rosetta/NAVCAM – CC BY-SA IGO 3.0
Thursday, May 21, 2015: The cliffs of Hathor on Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko loom up in the background, as viewed from the region of Seth. The backlit…Read More »

cliffs of Hathor in the Hapi region appear at the top, with the summit illuminated by sunlight at top left. Researchers have lightly processed the image to enhance the details of this region, and also to reveal the diffuse glow of the comet’s activity. The European Space Agency’s Rosetta spacecraft obtained the iage on Oct. 23, 2014, from a distance of 6 miles (9.8 km.) from the comet’s center. Image released May 15, 2015.

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