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Comet vital statistics
- Title Comet vital statistics
- Released 22/01/2015 8:00 pm
- Copyright ESA
Summary of properties of Comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko, as determined by Rosetta’s instruments during the first few months of its comet encounter. The full range of values are presented and discussed in a series of papers published in the 23 January 2015 issue of the journal Science.
More information: Getting to know Rosetta’s comet
Credits for individual results:
Shape model, rotation properties, volume and porosity: OSIRIS
Dust/Gas ratio: GIADA, MIRO and ROSINA
D/H ratio: ROSINA
Surface temperature: VIRTIS
Subsurface temperature and water vapour production rate: MIRO
Albedo: OSIRIS and VIRTIS
Comet images: NavCam
- Id 334005
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