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History of the universe images

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PR02 History of the Universe Figure 1

Description: Timeline of the Universe

Credits: ESA

 

 

 

PR02 History of the Universe Figure 2

Description: A composite showing the different shapes and sizes of asteroids and comets. The comets are the four objects at the bottom of the figure.

Credits: Created from a 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.

 

PR02 History of the Universe Figure 3

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

Credits: Philipp Salzgeber

 

 

PR02 History of the Universe Figure 4

Description: Comet 1P/Halley depicted on the Bayeux tapestry (top centre).

Credits: Public domain

 

 

PR02 History of the Universe Figure 5

Description: Giotto ready for the solar simulation test.

Credits: ESA

 

 

PR02 History of the Universe Figure 6

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

Credits: ESA. Courtesy of MPAe, Lindau

 

 

PR02 History of the Universe Figure 7

Description: Image of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko using Rosetta’s NAVCAM taken on 19 September 2014 when Rosetta was less than 30 kilometres from the comet.

Credits: ESA/Rosetta/NAVCAM

 

 

PR02 History of the Universe Figure 8

Description: Artist’s impression of the Rosetta spacecraft with the Philae lander on its way to the surface of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko.

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

 

 

PR02 History of the Universe Figure 9

Description: Rosetta’s lander Philae is safely on the surface of Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. One of the lander’s three feet can be seen in the lower left corner.

Credits: ESA/Rosetta/Philae/CIVA