Rosetta shows how comet interacts with the solar wind

© Modelling and simulation: Technische Universität Braunschweig and Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt; Visualisation: Zuse-Institut Berlin
 
 
 

Based on the articles:

"Evolution of the ion environment of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko - Observations between 3.6 and 2.0 AU",
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To be published in Astronomy & Astrophysics, 2015

"Rosetta observations of solar wind interaction with the comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko",
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To be published in Astronomy & Astrophysics, 2015

"Solar wind sputtering of dust on the surface of 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko",
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To be published in Astronomy & Astrophysics, 2015