Rosetta's Comet Keeps On Jetting Even After the Sun Goes Down - Universe Today
67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko certainly isn’t a comet that dreads sundown. Images acquired by the OSIRIS instrument aboard ESA’s Rosetta spacecraft in April 2015 reveal that some of the comet’s dust jets keep on firing even after the Sun has “set” across those regions. This shows that, as the comet continues to approach its August perihelion date, it’s now … Continue reading "Rosetta’s Comet Keeps On Jetting Even After the Sun Goes Down"
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