Monday, September 15, 2014
The Cruel Sky of Everest
Today's Astronomy Picture of the Day could be a view of the cruel rocks of Everest or another Earth-bound mountain. Instead it is a view of Comet Churyumov-Gerasimenko as viewed by the ESA's Rosetta vehicle, here 67 kilometers away. Announced today: the landing site for the Philae probe.