PIA06284: Wild 2 Features
 Target Name:  Wild 2
 Is a satellite of:  Sol (our sun)
 Mission:  Stardust
 Spacecraft:  Stardust
 Instrument:  Stardust Navigation Camera
 Product Size:  972 x 742 pixels (w x h)
 Produced By:  California Institute of Technology 
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These images taken by NASA's Stardust spacecraft highlight the diverse features that make up the surface of comet Wild 2. Side A (see Figure 1) shows a variety of small pinnacles and mesas seen on the limb of the comet. Side B (see Figure 1) shows the location of a 2-kilometer (1.2-mile) series of aligned scarps, or cliffs, that are best seen in the stereo images.

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