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Re: Rosetta: Alarm to sound for comet mission

#261  Postby CdesignProponentsist » Apr 26, 2018 9:31 pm

Anyone know why the pov is moving. Is the lander moving or did they move the camera in order to get 3D info? Having a reference to scale would be nice as well.
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Re: Rosetta: Alarm to sound for comet mission

#262  Postby newolder » Apr 26, 2018 9:43 pm

From the apod description:
... The 33 frames of the time compressed animation span about 25 minutes of real time. The stunning gif was constructed from consecutive images taken while Rosetta cruised some 13 kilometers from the comet's nucleus.

So it's Rosetta, not Philae, camera work from 13km distance (compare with the image in an earlier post about its proposed landing site). Seems a bit strange to me but what do I know? :scratch: Apart from still being stunned, that is.
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Re: Rosetta: Alarm to sound for comet mission

#263  Postby CdesignProponentsist » Apr 27, 2018 8:06 pm

Ahh! Thanks newolder.

That makes more sense now. It looked to me to be taken from the surface and the lander location image did seem to match up with what I was imagining with the cliff on the left. It's actually from a distance at an oblique angle. Still amazing.
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Re: Rosetta: Alarm to sound for comet mission

#264  Postby newolder » Jun 25, 2018 11:34 am

The final images of Rosetta's descent to the comet have now been combined in an ESA movie available with an associated article at the digg.com site.
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Re: Rosetta: Alarm to sound for comet mission

#265  Postby newolder » Oct 30, 2018 3:20 pm

Virtual reality sample based on mission imagery...
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Re: Rosetta: Alarm to sound for comet mission

#266  Postby newolder » Aug 03, 2019 8:49 am

In 2016 an exciting mission was ended.
The Rosetta spacecraft made its final manouver. A controlled hard-landing on the comet Churyumov-Gerasimenko (67p).
Before that Rosetta accompanied the Comet for more then 2 years. It researched valuable scientific data, brought a lander on to the comets surface and took a vast number of pictures.

2017 Esa released over 400000 images from Rosettas comet mission.
Based on these material Motion Designer Christian Stangl and Composer Wolfgang Stangl worked together to create this shortfilm.
The sequences are digitally enhanced real-footage from the probe.

Watch the beauty of an active alien body, far out in the dephts of our solar system.




If vimeo tag doesn't work, try here: https://vimeo.com/347565673
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