The Rosetta Selfie.

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The Rosetta spacecraft managed to take this picture before making history.
A camera aboard ESA’s Philae lander snapped this 'Selfie' of one of the Rosetta's 52-foot-long [16-meter] solar arrays, with comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko hovering in the background some 16 kilometers away. The image was taken on Oct. 7,2014 by the Comet Infrared and Visible Analyser [CIVA].

In the image, the active ‘neck’ region of the comet is now clearly visible, with streams of dust and gas extending away from the comet. The primary landing site, currently known as 'Site J' can also be seen on the smaller lobe of the comet.



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