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Tag: comet 67P/C-G
Astronomers discover traces of methyl chloride around infant stars and nearby comet
Oct 2, 2017
Methyl chloride was discovered around the infant stars in IRAS 16293-2422. These same organic compounds were discovered in the thin atmosphere surrounding Comet 67P/C-G.
Jan 25, 2016
This beautiful landscape feels within arm’s reach in this stunning view across the Imhotep region on Comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko.
Rosetta’s First Peek at the Comet’s Dark Side
Oct 2, 2015
Using the MIRO instrument aboard Rosetta, scientists have studied the southern polar regions of its target comet at the end of their long winter season.
How Rosetta's Comet Got Its Shape
Sep 30, 2015
Two comets collided at low speed in the early Solar System to give rise to the distinctive ‘rubber duck’ shape of Comet 67P/C-G, say Rosetta scientists.
Rosetta Comet Water Different Than Earth Water
Dec 12, 2014
The Rosetta spacecraft has found the water vapor from comet 67P/C-G to be significantly different from that found on Earth. The discovery fuels the debate on the origin of our planet's oceans.
One Stinky Comet
Nov 1, 2014
The Rosetta space probe is about to make history.