Anatomy of a Comet (infographic)

With one day left until Rosetta’s rendezvous with comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, it’s time to do a little homework and review what we know so far about these fascinating wanderers of the sky.

Have a look at our latest infographic and “Meet a Comet” – just like Rosetta will do tomorrow.


View and download the high-res image here.



  • Viv says:

    Congratulations on such an awesome achievement! Makes it hard for me to understand why people fight each other on this planet, wasting lives, time and money when we have so many other things to invest ourselves in. Good luck tomorrow and over the next few months to landing!!!

  • alan newman says:

    Hi/ It never ceases to amaze me at the inginuraty of the human race when you realize how long and how many have been working on this project. more power to your elbow.
    Big AL

  • Ray Hutchinson says:

    It amazing what effect Mankind goes to try to prove that God doesn’t exist and things happened by chance only to find that the only way to explain how the universe works is that it was wonderfully made and designed.

  • Louis Frouws says:

    Thanks for the excellent explanation!
    Best wishes with your research!

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