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In this WAC frame the Imhotep region, on the bottom of the big lobe, bends towards the lower left of the image. The upper part of the Hathor cliff on the small lobe is visible in the lower right part of the image.

IDWAC_2016-04-21T01.30.54.746Z_ID10_1397549600_F12
Date taken2016-04-21T01:32:19.716 (UTC)
CameraWide Angle Camera
FilterEmpty (-) / R (630 nm)
Exposure time0.500 s
Pixel resolution2.96 m/px at 67P/CG
Processing levelRaw
Distance Rosetta ↔ 67P/CG30.829 km
Distance 67P/CG ↔ Sun425455808 km2.843996 AU
Distance Rosetta ↔ Earth308945664 km2.065174 AU

Credit: ESA/Rosetta/MPS for OSIRIS Team MPS/UPD/LAM/IAA/SSO/INTA/UPM/DASP/IDA

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