67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko


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Klim Ivanovic Churyumov from Kiev found this comet on the Alma-Ata Astrophysical Institute in September 1969 on an image taken by Svetlana Ivanovna Gerasimenko on the observatory.
The European spacecraft
Rosetta will meet the comet in 2014.

The latest IAU telegrams or the latest CBET's. IAUC Astronomical Headlines.

Minor planet center's orbital elements and Ephemeristhe comet on Seiichi Yoshida's Homepage, Gary W. Kronk's Cometography
Light curves on Cometas ObsJPL Small body database


The comet is showing a nice tail in PA 243 and a relatively distinct coma.

67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko  by Bernhard Haeusler, Germany

2009-03-19 by Bernhard Haeusler Germany

15 x 1 min. exposure, 2009-03-19, UT 19:19 to 19:36, 12" SCT  f-7 + CCD ST10XME
13.27mag, coma: 0'50", tail: 3'08" in PA 243


67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko  by Bernhard Haeusler, Germany

2009-03-18 by Bernhard Haeusler Germany

10 x 1 min. exposure, 2009-03-18, UT 19:02 to 19:13, 12" SCT  f-7 + CCD ST10XME
13.34mag, coma: 1'00", tail: 2'05" in PA 242


67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko  by Bernhard Haeusler, Germany

2009-03-17 by Bernhard Haeusler Germany

10 x 1 min. exposure, 2009-03-17, UT 19:15 to 19:26, 12" SCT  f-7 + CCD ST10XME
13.27mag, coma: 0'51", tail: 2'05" in PA 241


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