Comet 67P Outburst Slams Rosetta Probe With Dust | Video

Thursday, August 25, 2016 - 13:41 in Astronomy & Space

In stroke of luck, ESA's Rosetta probe had a majority of its instrumentation pointed at Comet 67/CG when it had an outburst in February 2016. The probe's dust detecting instrument was hit with about 20 times more dust than a typical day that month.

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