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Thursday, October 29, 2015

What's Up With Churyumov-Gerasimenko These Days?

Comet Churyumov-Gerasimenko (photo: ESA)

From ESA (European Space Agency):
Rosetta has made the first detection of molecular oxygen at a comet. The results presented in this graphic are based on data collected by the Rosetta Orbiter Spectrometer for Ion and Neutral Analysis Double-Focusing Mass Spectrometer (ROSINA-DFMS) between September 2014 and March 2015 when Rosetta was still on the approach to the Sun along its orbit...

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