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Rosseta Lutetia closest approach images

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14 years 1 week ago #85390 by mjc
Rosseta had closest approach to asteroid Lutetia today (this asteroid is about 100km in diameter, as far as I know) and is about 450 million km from Earth at present. Rosseta has been enroute for six years. Its evental mission is landing a probe on a comet in 2014.

I like the image with Saturn in the background.

webservices.esa.int/blog/post/5/1247

Might interest...

Mark

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