A Cliff on a Comet

These pictures from the widespread reaches of the Solar system continue to astonish me.

From Astronomy Picture of the Day for 28/11/21.

This is a photo of a kilometre high cliff – on Comet Churyumov-Gerasimenko. Taken by the Rosetta spacecraft.

It has a certain stark beauty.

A Cliff on Comet Churyumov-Gerasimenko

Due to the comet’s low gravity you could jump off the cliff and likely survive.

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