Rosetta comet topographic map drawn in November to prepare for landing

Below this map will help scientists in the specific location of the landing of the comet in November this year is selected, it will be the first human landing surface of a comet.

Rosetta comet topographic map drawn in November to prepare for landing 1

Comet terrain unit map marked in different colors, this map will help scientists in the specific location of the comet landed selected this year in November, this will be the first human landing surface of a comet.

Rosetta comet topographic map drawn in November to prepare for landing 2

This photo was taken on September 5, about 62 km from the comet surface. The left image shows the side of the nucleus, while the right is the comet’s “head.” Image resolution is about 1.1 meters per pixel. You can see the rugged cliffs and boulders scattered

Rosetta comet topographic map drawn in November to prepare for landing 3

Illustration: being 67P / Chu left Karimov – Gela Xi door grams to inspect the Rosetta spacecraft. And had expected a bright surface is different detectors are seeing is an optical band darker than some coke comet surface

Rosetta comet topographic map drawn in November to prepare for landing 4

August 23 -24 between the date of the comet surface pre-selected five candidate landing sites. This several locations are marked in the image on August 16 by the Rosetta spacecraft OSIRIS narrow-angle camera, the shooting distance of about 100 kilometers.

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