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An Astrophotographer Noticed a Chunk of Ice Orbiting Comet 67P in Rosetta’s Photos

The European Space Agency's (ESA) Rosetta mission spent two years at the comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. At the end of September 2016,…

4 months ago

Rosetta Flew Through the Bow Shock of Comet 67P Several Times During its Mission

According to a new analysis of Rosetta data, the orbiter passed through the bow shock of Comet 67/P several times…

12 months ago

New Image Shows the Rugged Landscape of Comet 67P

Thanks to an amateur astronomer, the latest image to come from the Rosetta mission provides of glimpse of the surface…

1 year ago

I Can’t Stop Watching This Amazing Animation from Comet 67P

Using images taken by the Rosetta spacecraft, a twitter user created a stunning video that shows what it is like…

2 years ago

Rosetta’s 67P Is The Result Of A Collision Of Two Comets

A new study from scientists with France's CNRS explains how comets like 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko acquire and retain their multi-lobed shapes.

2 years ago

This was the Snowstorm Rosetta Saw When it Got 79 km Away From Comet 67P

The ESA recently released images taken by the Rosetta spacecraft when it witnessed a "snowstorm" while making a flyby of…

2 years ago

Rosetta Team Finds New, Final Image Hiding in the Data

ESA scientists have found one additional image from the Rosetta spacecraft hiding in the telemetry. This new image was found…

2 years ago

Here’s Something We Never Thought We’d See on a Comet: Shifting Dunes

The Rosetta mission’s close-up views of the curiously-shaped Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko have already changed some long-held ideas about comets. But here’s…

3 years ago

Video of Green Comet 45P Puts You Close To The Action

Watch Comet 45P pirouette end over end in this detailed radar view of the comet's nucleus.

3 years ago

Astronomers Think They Know Where Rosetta’s Comet Came From

A new study reveals that Rosetta's Comet likely spent billions of years chilling in the Kuiper Belt before chance interactions…

3 years ago