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The Size Of Rosetta's Comet Relative To European Cities

27 The Size Of Rosetta's Comet Relative To European Cities
Credit: ESA/Rosetta/Navcam; Map data ©2014 Google, Bluesky

On November 12, the European Space Agency landed a spacecraft on the surface of a moving comet in a technological feat that marks the first of its kind. Now the European Space Agency has provided images that scale the size of Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko to various satellite photos of European cities. Here are the results:

[Images: European Space Agency]


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