Rosetta – an album on Flickr.
In 4 hrs we’ll know if we managed to shoot a probe into space and harpoon and land on a comet successfully. Even if the landing is not a success, the images coming back from the inbound are amazing. The above picture is from 10km from the NavCam on the probe.
This is what a comet looks like on it’s surface. Truly amazing.
This amazing picture was taken in the AM over in Australia in the last day. Comet Lovejoy, which became the closest sun grazing comet ever observed, managed to survive it’s trip into the sun, and is now flaring up as it comes away. It’s now a naked eye even in the southern hemisphere, who always seem to get the good stuff.
Read more about the image here.