Take a look at the video animation below. For the first
glance, it may seem that it was obtained on Mount Everest or
in the canyons of the Antarctic, but in reality all where
In front of us are amazing shots that were made several
years ago by the landing module on the famous comet 67P or
Churyumov-Gerasimenko, discovered in 1969 by Soviet astronomers
Klim Churyumov and Svetlana Gerasimenko.
Automatic rocket interplanetary station launched
By the European Space Agency on March 2, 2004 to this
heavenly body, successfully sat down on a comet, having received there many
photos within 25 minutes. Images were available.
World Wide Web users all this time, however, have not won
Of great popularity among the regulars Network.
However, the Twitter user is currently under a pseudonym.
landru79 put the photos together, centered them and got them
this magnificent accelerated animation that is literally
scene from the extraterrestrial world.
The most curious thing about these frames was an effect similar to
heavy snowfall. Of course, no snow on the comet
Churyumov-Gerasimenko not. What are these many white dots
flying in different directions? Astronomers interested in publishing
landru79, report that several factors are to blame.
First, before the camera, the landing module was clearly
Sunlit dust. Secondly, similar artifacts on the record
created by cosmic rays. And third, take a look.
more attentive to the background – it shows brighter points,
falling strictly down. This, according to experts, is well known
stars. The comet rotates continuously around its orbit, and
accelerated animation creates such an unusual effect.
But the most unusual thing about all this is to create a presence on that
distant comet, and so “realistic” that you want to