New Incredible Photo Reveals Titanic Cliffs In Rosetta's Comet

New incredible photo reveals titanic cliffs in Rosetta's comet

Just when I thought I'd had enough of Rosetta's photos of Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, ESA has released a four-image mosaic that shows an incredible cliff more than one kilometer (0.62 miles) high. The image was taken from a distance of 20.1 kilometers, on December 10.

Here's another version, zoomed out.

New incredible photo reveals titanic cliffs in Rosetta's comet

The image resolution is 1.71 m/pixel and the individual 1024 x 1024 frames measure 1.75 km across. The mosaic is slightly cropped and measures 2.9 x 2.6 km.


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    With the tallest cliff in the world being around 1200m, this sure is impressive. To put it into perspective here is an articel on Canada's Mount Thor.

    http://www.cntraveler.com/stories/2013-06-10/mount-thor-canada-maphead-ken-jennings

    Last edited 24/12/14 4:19 pm

    are we absolutely sure that's not proof of an alien lifeform staring us in the face ? looks some eyes and a mouth in the second pic.

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