67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko

This comet became known as the first comet where a human spacecraft was able to land on. The spacecraft Rosetta studied this comet extensively in 2014 and landed a probe Philae to study the surface. 

Center of the image taken on 09/10/2021 – 03:45 UT

Center of the image taken on 10/10/2021 – 04:03 UT

Couple of weeks later; another pass, the comet is growing, and a large tail is starting to show:

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