Rosetta spacecraft gets better view of comet’s fuzz

comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko

On July 29, Rosetta took this image of the core of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko from a distance of 1,950 kilometers. The image confirms the comet's odd shape.

OSIRIS Team MPS/UPD/LAM/IAA/SSO/INTA/UPM/DASP/IDA/Rosetta/ESA

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