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Visualising Rosetta's descent
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- Title Visualising Rosetta's descent
- Released: 26/09/2016
- Language English
- Footage Type Animation
- Copyright ESA/ATG medialab, Music: Pawel Blaszczak
Animation visualising Rosetta's descent to Comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko on 30 September 2016. The sequence is speeded up to show the relative motion of Rosetta and the rotating comet below. Rosetta will target a smooth region close to several large pits measuring more than 100 m across and 60 m deep, on the small lobe of the comet.
The impact time is predicted as 11:20 GMT +/- 20 minutes on 30 September.
For more information about Rosetta's descent see Rosetta's descent towards region of active pits
For the latest updates, see rosetta.esa.int