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This Osiris narrow-angle camera image shows part of a large fracture running across Comet ...

This OSIRIS narrow-angle camera image shows part of a large fracture running across Comet neck, in particular where it has left Hapi and is extending into Anuket. In this orientation, the Seth region is at the uppermost left and Hapi in the lower left.

Imaginez une comète, comme la comète Choury sur laquelle la sonde Philae s'est posée dernièrement. Voila à quoi elle ressemblerait si on la posait à côté de la ville de Los Angeles.

26 Pictures Will Make You Reevaluate Your Entire Existence How can anyone people not stop and think how this could not have come from a speck of dust that blew up instead of believing the true facts that an amazing God created it all!

io9: Comet ISON blazes green in new photographs

Comet ISON blazes green in new photographs

Comet ISON Viewed From Mount Lemmon SkyCenter l NSF sponsoring amateur space photography contest


Some History - Comet P/Halley as seen on its last inner solar system passage on March (Credit: W.

How Harrowing Comet Landing by Philae Nearly Failed (Infographic)

When Europe's Philae probe landed Comet on Nov it bounced off with nearly enough force to drift away into space.

iss046e008660 | von NASA Johnson

iss046e008660 | von NASA Johnson

Thor's Hammer Nebula

Thor's Helmet nebula is actually more like an interstellar bubble, blown as a fast wind from the bright, massive star near the bubble's center sweeps through a surrounding molecular cloud. The central star is an extremely hot giant Wolf-Rayet star, though

Soyuz on the pad - Plesetsk. Credit: Dmitry Chistoprudov

"Meridian" spacecraft launch vehicle "Soyuz" from the platform cosmodrome "Plesetsk" continuous communication of European Russia to the Far East by Dmitry Chistoprudov

Stunning scene of Rosetta’s Comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko taken from a distance of 10 km.

The Rosetta mission spent much of the second half of October orbiting comet at less than six miles from its surface. This previously unpublished image, taken by Rosetta’s navigation camera, shows its dramatic terrain.

Is Rosetta's comet falling apart? - Just as we are really getting to known comet 67P, it may be leaving us. The European Space Agency’s Rosetta mission is currently visiting the “Rubber Ducky” comet and newly released images show a meter-wide crack running over 100 meters (328 feet) along the comet’s “neck” that could lead to its disintegration. Read more at http://www.redorbit.com/news/space/1113321855/is-rosettas-comet-falling-apart-012715/#8xdezkwmKjAlA6mW.99

A section of the smaller of Comet two lobes as seen through Rosetta’s narrow-angle camera from a distance of about 8 km to the surface on 14 October The resolution is 15 cm/pixel.

Comet Siding Spring

Comet Siding Spring

On Oct a comet had a near miss with Mars. Comet (Siding Spring) passed closer to the red planet than any comet has ever passed to Earth in recorded history.