Re: Rosetta fly by: about magnitudes

From: Kevin Fetter (kfetter@yahoo.com)
Date: Wed Mar 02 2005 - 10:16:39 EST

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    They say the following about the size of rosetta at
    
    http://sci.esa.int/science-e/www/object/index.cfm?fobjectid=31397
    http://sci.esa.int/science-e/www/object/index.cfm?fobjectid=31389
    
    Spacecraft width  = 2.8 m 
    Spacecraft height = 2.0 m
    
    total span of solar panels from tip to tip is 32 m. 
    
    So maybe mike are ted, can compute mag values from that.
    
    Not very big spacecraft, without the solar panels.
    
    There is also a picture taken of rosetta passing by the background stars.
    
    http://sci.esa.int/science-e/www/object/index.cfm?fobjectid=36505
    
    Kevin
    
    
    	
    		
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