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P06 Cooking a comet Figure 1

Description: Photo of comet Hale-Bopp taken in Croatia.

Credits: Philipp Salzgeber

 

 

 

P06 Cooking a comet Figure 2

Description: Comet orbits in the Solar System.

Credits: ESA

 

 

 

 

P06 Cooking a comet Figure 3

Description: The anatomy of a comet.

Credits: ESA

 

 

 

P06 Cooking a comet Figure 4

Description: Path of comet Siding Spring (C/2013 A1) through the Solar System.

Credits: ESA

 

 

 

 

P06 Cooking a comet Figure 5

Description: This mosaic of images shows the evolution of the G impact site on Jupiter (highlighted by the blue ellipse).

Credits: R. Evans, J. Trauger, H. Hammel and the HST Comet Science Team and NASA/ESA.

 

 

 

P06 Cooking a comet Figure 6

Description: A diagram of asteroid distribution in the Solar System. The majority of asteroids reside in the main belt between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter. Other large groups of asteroids are the Jupiter Trojans which occupy the stable Lagrangian points*, L4 and L5, on the orbit of Jupiter.

Credits: ESA

 

 

 

P06 Cooking a comet Figure 7

Description: Size comparison of asteroids and comets.

Credits: Montage by Emily Lakdawalla. Ida, Dactyl, Braille, Annefrank, Gaspra, Borrelly: NASA / JPL / Ted Stryk. Steins: ESA / OSIRIS team. Eros: NASA / JHUAPL. Itokawa: ISAS / JAXA / Emily Lakdawalla. Mathilde: NASA / JHUAPL / Ted Stryk. Lutetia: ESA / OSIRIS team / Emily Lakdawalla. Halley: Russian Academy of Sciences / Ted Stryk. Tempel 1: NASA / JPL / UMD. Wild 2: NASA / JPL.

 

 

P06 Cooking a comet Figure 8

Description: Left image: Meteor Crater, Arizona, USA. Right image: Meteor Crater photographed from the International Space Station.

Credits: Left: Roddy, USGS; Right: ESA/NASA

 

 

 

P06 Cooking a comet Figure 9

Description: Trees knocked over in the Tunguska blast.

Credits: Public domain

 

 

 

P06 Cooking a comet Figure 10

Description: Comet 1P/Halley depicted on the Bayeux tapestry.

Credits: Public domain

 

 

 

P06 Cooking a comet Figure 11

Description: Giotto ready for the solar simulation test.

Credits: ESA

 

 

 

P06 Cooking a comet Figure 12

Description: The nucleus of comet 1P/Halley, as seen by Giotto during its closest approach.

Credits: MPAE, courtesy of Dr. H.U. Keller

 

 

 

P06 Cooking a comet Figure 13

Description: Image of the nucleus of comet 1P/Halley as viewed by Giotto.

Credits: ESA. Courtesy of MPAe, Lindau

 

 

 

P06 Cooking a comet Figure 14

Description: Principal features identified on the images of comet 1P/Halley returned by ESA's Giotto probe.

Credits: ESA

 

 

 

P06 Cooking a comet Figure 15

Description: Artist's impression of SOHO.

Credits: ESA

 

 

 

P06 Cooking a comet Figure 16

Description: Artist impression of the Herschel infrared space observatory.

Credits: ESA/AOES Medialab

 

 

 

P06 Cooking a comet Figure 17

Comet 103P/Hartley as seen by the PACS instrument on the Herschel infrared space observatory.

Credits: ESA/PACS/HSSO

 

 

 

P06 Cooking a comet Figure 18

Description: With an extra neutron in one of the hydrogen components of the molecule, heavy water produces a smaller spectral peak.

Credits: ESA

 

 

 

P06 Cooking a comet Figure 19

Description: ESA’s Rosetta spacecraft performed a series of planetary ‘slingshots’ in order to reach its destination.

Credits: ESA

 

 

 

P06 Cooking a comet Figure 20

Description: Four-image NAVCAM mosaic of comet 67P/Churyumov Gerasimenko, using images taken on 19 September 2014 when Rosetta was 28.6 km from the comet.

Credits: ESA/Rosetta/NAVCAM

 

 

P06 Cooking a comet Figure 21

Description: The Philae lander will deliver unprecedented information about the surface and internal structure of a comet.

Credits: Spacecraft: ESA–J. Huart, 2014; Comet image: ESA/Rosetta/MPS for OSIRIS Team MPS/UPD/LAM/IAA/SSO/INTA/UPM/DASP/IDA

 

 

 

P06 Cooking a comet Figure A1

Description: Experiment setup.

Credits: ESA

 

 

 

P06 Cooking a comet Figure A2

Description: Size comparison of the nuclei of comet 9P/Tempel and comet 103P/Hartley.

Credits: ESA

 

 

 

P06 Cooking a comet Figure A3

Description: A diagram showing the two tails of a comet and how they vary in a comet’s orbit around the Sun.

Credits: ESA

 

 

 

P06 Cooking a comet Figure A4

Description: Comet ISON's brush with the Sun as seen by the ESA/NASA SOHO satellite 28-30 November 2013.

Credits: SOHO (ESA & NASA)

 

 

 

P06 Cooking a comet Figure A5

Description: Left image: smoke billowing above Hiroshima from first atomic bomb. Right image: atomic bombing of Nagasaki.

Credits: Public domain