ESA announces the location of the primary landing site for Rosetta’s lander Philae. Site J is located on the head of Comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko.
A very nice scale image of Comet Churymov-Gerasimenko, that spacecraft Rosetta has been exploring lately.
On August 3rd, after 10 years and 6.5 billion kilometers of travel, the Rosetta spacecraft’s camera captured this stunning image of the nucleus of Comet
Comet Lovejoy fading now as it returns to the outer solar system, is seen here rising in the morning twilight, over the Great Wall, China,
Rosetta spacecraft has been hibernating for most of the past three years to save power. The alarm was set for 10am this morning, but is
Happy Holidays! This is comet Lovejoy with a little known secret! Can you see it? Click at the comet to find out…
Comet ISON falls into the sun, and part of it survives. Astronomers admit to being surprised and delighted, but now caution that anything could happen in
Bye-bye comet ISON. Comet ISON went around the sun on Nov. 28, 2013. Several solar observatories watched the comet throughout this closest approach to the
In the early hours of Nov. 27, 2013, Comet ISON entered the field of view of the European Space Agency / NASA Solar and Heliospheric
Comet McNaught, one of the most outstanding comets, the Great Comet of 2007, grew a spectacularly long and filamentary tail. The magnificent tail spread across