Detail View: NASA Hubble Space Telescope Collection: Hubble Assists Rosetta Comet Mission

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Hubble Assists Rosetta Comet Mission
Acknowledgement: 
*Animation Credit:* NASA [ http://www.nasa.gov/ ], ESA [ http://spacetelescope.org/ ], Mikko Kaasalainen (University of Helsinki) and Pedro Gutierrez (Laboratoire d'Astronomie Spatiale)
Fast Facts: 
Technical facts about this news release: About the Object Object Name: Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko (Comet 67P/C-G) Object Description: Periodic Comet Distance: At the time of the HST observations on March 11, 2003, the comet was 1.5 AU (about 140 million miles or 220 million km) from the Earth and 2.5 AU (about 230 million miles or 370 million km) from the Sun. About the Data Data Description: This image was created from HST data from proposal 9713: P.L. Lamy and L. Jorda (Laboratoire d'Astronomie Spatiale, France), I. Toth (Konkoly Observatory, Hungary), and H.A. Weaver (Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory). Instrument: WFPC2 Exposure Date(s): March 11/12, 2003 Filters: F555W ("V"), F675W ("R") About the Image Release Date: September 5, 2003
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*Description*:> Artist's Concept
facet_what: 
Comet
facet_where: 
France
facet_when: 
March 11, 2003
facet_when_year: 
2003
Running Time: 
30 seconds
UID: 
SPD-HUBBLE-STScI-2003-26a
original url: 
http://hubblesite.org/newscenter/archive/releases/2003/26/video/a/
Release Date: 
September 5, 2003 03:00 PM (EDT)