Depression Formation On Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko
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Depression Formation On Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko

Photographs of the nucleus of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko show its unexpected shape: two ellipsoidal blocks called the Head and Body, connected by a "neck." On the surface are numerous depressions, pits, and basins of different shapes and sizes. The largest among them are Hatmehit and Imhotep, both roughly oval, relatively shallow, and about half a kilometer in radius. One of them is located on the Head, and the second on the Body. The explanation of their origin through numerical simulations is...

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