Here’s the Philae lander!

Why Evolution Is True

This was a tough one, and I sure didn’t see it. Here’s the original picture as posted this a.m.:


I’ve circled Philae:

Screen Shot 2016-09-05 at 9.13.20 AM And here’s the detail of the area I circled; this and the top picture come from Rosetta Blog via reader coel:

ESA_Rosetta_OSIRIS_lander_details-350x350 Close-up of the Philae lander, imaged by Rosetta’s OSIRIS narrow-angle camera on 2 September 2016 from a distance of 2.7 km. The image scale is about 5 cm/pixel. Philae’s 1 m-wide body and two of its three legs can be seen extended from the body. The images also provide proof of Philae’s orientation. The image is a zoom from a wider-scene, and has been interpolated. Credits: ESA/Rosetta/MPS for OSIRIS Team MPS/UPD/LAM/IAA/SSO/INTA/UPM/DASP/IDA

I think that at least one reader guess it correctly. The interesting blog post (read it) notes this:

The images were taken on 2 September by the OSIRIS narrow-angle camera as the orbiter came within…

View original post 142 more words

Leave a comment

Filed under Reblogs

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s