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Date
12 aug 2015
Time
17:36:22 utc
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This iconic shot shows the outburst event on 12 August 2015, just before perihelion. This event developed within 20 minutes to a brightness superseding the nucleus, and disappeared again quickly.

Science Tag
TAG_DUST_MONITORING
Target
67P/CHURYUMOV-GERASIMENKO 1 (1969 R1)
Distance to Target
331 km
Velocity (rel. to Target)
0.807 m/s
Temperature (on Sensor)
149.22
Camera
OSINAC
Exposure Time
0.093
Focal Length
717.3 mm
Color Filter
Orange
Compression
6.706250000000001

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Image Credit: ESA/Rosetta/MPS for OSIRIS Team MPS/UPD/LAM/IAA/SSO/INTA/UPM/DASP/IDA

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