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WAC image in support of optical navigation showing the 'pancake' feature on the nucleus of 67P.

Date taken2016-03-09T06:36:50.522 (UTC)
CameraWide Angle Camera
FilterEmpty (-) / Vis610 (613 nm)
Exposure time0.500 s
Pixel resolution1.68 m/px at 67P/CG
Processing levelRaw
Distance Rosetta ↔ 67P/CG17.318 km
Distance 67P/CG ↔ Sun379718336 km2.538260 AU
Distance Rosetta ↔ Earth232680416 km1.555372 AU


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