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A side view on the Imhotep region captured by the OSIRIS Narrow Angle Camera.

Date taken2016-01-02T11:03:12.515 (UTC)
CameraNarrow Angle Camera
FilterFFocus_Vis (-) / Orange (649 nm)
Exposure time0.240 s
Pixel resolution1.57 m/px at 67P/CG
Processing levelRaw
Distance Rosetta ↔ 67P/CG86.800 km
Distance 67P/CG ↔ Sun303906144 km2.031487 AU
Distance Rosetta ↔ Earth242096544 km1.618315 AU


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