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Looking at Landforms on Churyumov-Gerasimenko
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Looking at Landforms on Churyumov-Gerasimenko

by Justin CowartAugust 15, 2014

After 10 years, Rosetta has arrived at Comet Churyumov-Gerasimenko. Its close-up views reveal an active world that harbors surprisingly complex terrain.

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Large Comet to Buzz Mars, Impact Possible
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Large Comet to Buzz Mars, Impact Possible

by Justin CowartFebruary 28, 2013

Discovered on January 3, C/2013 A1 Siding Spring was typical of comet finds: a dim moving speck on a photograph. However, recent observations suggest that Comet Siding Spring could be extremely interesting indeed – its current orbit brings it only 37,000 km from Mars.

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