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Osiris NAC continues to monitor the nucleus of comet 67P/CG to detect changes on the surface.

Date taken2015-12-18T03:44:53.330 (UTC)
CameraNarrow Angle Camera
FilterNearIR (882 nm) / FFocus_NIR (-)
Exposure time1.024 s
Pixel resolution1.73 m/px at 67P/CG
Processing levelRaw
Distance Rosetta ↔ 67P/CG95.904 km
Distance 67P/CG ↔ Sun286265088 km1.913564 AU
Distance Rosetta ↔ Earth252132720 km1.685403 AU


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