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1.    The presented material including images, anaglyphs, illustrations, data, and texts must only be used for private, educational, or scientific purposes. Commercial use of the material is strictly forbidden.
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“The stereo anaglyphs were produced through a collaboration between the OSIRIS team at the Laboratoire d'Astrophysique de Marseille (LAM) and the Centre National d’Etudes Spatiales (CNES) with support from the Laboratoire Atmosphères, Milieux et Observations Spatiales (LATMOS). They make use of images acquired by the OSIRIS instrument onboard the ROSETTA spacecraft, and archived at ESA/PSA (Planetary Science Archive):”.


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On this site, you will find over a thousand of stereo anaglyphs constructed from images acquired by the OSIRIS Narrow Angle Camera during the ROSETTA mission. These anaglyphs are fully documented and localized on a 3-dimensionnal model of the nucleus of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. Various tools are available to search for anaglyphs using different criteria such as parameters, regions on the nucleus, localization, please see the “Documentation” where you will further find specific information on the ROSETTA mission, the OSIRIS-NAC instrument, the processing of the original images, the construction of the anaglyphs, their parameters, and advices on how to best view them.

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 The International ROSETTA Mission was a cooperative project between ESA, several European national space agencies, and NASA. The ROSETTA spacecraft was launched on 2 March 2004 and ended operation in September 2016 after landing on the nucleus of the comet.

As part of its scientific payload, the “Optical, Spectroscopic, and Infrared Remote Imaging System” (OSIRIS) was a dual camera system comprising a Narrow Angle Camera (NAC) and a Wide Angle Camera (WAC) operating in the visible, near infrared and near ultraviolet wavelength ranges.

OSIRIS was built by a consortium of the Max-Planck-Institut für Sonnensystemforschung, Göttingen, Germany, CISAS-University of Padova, Italy, the Laboratoire d’Astrophysique de Marseille, France, the Instituto de Astrofísica de Andalucía, CSIC, Granada, Spain, the Scientific Support Office of the European Space Agency, Noordwijk, Netherlands, the Instituto Nacional de Técnica Aeroespacial, Madrid, Spain, the Universidad Politéchnica de Madrid, Spain, the Department of Physics and Astronomy of Uppsala University, Sweden, and the Institut für Datentechnik und Kommunikationsnetze der Technischen Universität Braunschweig, Germany.  


    • Joëlle Durand (Head of the Rosetta project at the Centre National d’Etudes Spatiales) :
    • Philippe Lamy (OSIRIS Team Leader at the Laboratoire d'Astrophysique de Marseille, presently at Laboratoire Atmosphères, Milieux et Observations Spatiales) :