Rosetta sends back gorgeous asteroid closeups

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Jul 13, 2010
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The European space probe Rosetta passed about 3000 km from the asteroid Lutetia on Saturday, July 10, 2010, and it sent back incredible closeup images of the rock. Check 'em out below!


Emily Lakdawalla at the Planetary Society Blog has more details, as always.

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