Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Warming Crescent

Today's Astronomy Picture of the Day is an image taken by the ESA's Rosetta craft, operating around Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. The comet is warming as it approaches the Sun and is starting to show signs of outgassing. Will the Philae lander awake from slumber as the power of the Sun increases?

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