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67P and counting

14 December 2014

Comet Churyumov Gerasimenko, known also as 67P, is almost as black as coal – but images show it as grey – see http://phys.org/print337631011.html … This is a halfway mix between black and the white dots on the surface produced by … we not what as yet. The image has been enhanced in order to show up surface details and black hides a lot detail. Apparently, there is no indication of icy patches on the surface of the comet – but the surface does have a dark dust, or crust. At http://phys.org/print334505509.html … we have images of the comet in early November – prior to the lander.

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