author={Marco Fulle and Francesco Marzari and Vincenzo Della Corte and Sonia Fornasier and Holger Sierks and Alessandra Rotundi and Cesare Barbieri and Philippe Lamy and R. Rodrigo and Detlef Koschny and Hans Rickman and H. Uwe Keller and J{\'o}se Juan Lopez‐Moreno and Mario Accolla and Jessica Agarwal and Michael F. A’Hearn and Nico Altobelli and Maria Antonietta Barucci and J L Bertaux and I. Bertini and Dennis Bodewits and Ezio Bussoletti and L. Colangeli and Massimo Cosi and Gabriele Cremonese and Jean François Crifo and Vania Da Deppo and Bj{\"o}rn J R Davidsson and Stefano Debei and Mariolino De Cecco and Francesca Esposito and Marco Ferrari and Frank Giovane and Bo Ake Sture Gustafson and Simon F. Green and O. Groussin and E. Gr{\"u}n and Pedro J. Guti{\'e}rrez and C. G{\"u}ttler and M Herranz and S. F. Hviid and Wing Ip and Stavro Lambrov Ivanovski and J. M. Jer{\'o}nimo and L. Jorda and J. Knollenberg and Rainer Kramm and E. K{\"u}hrt and Michael K{\"u}ppers and L. M. Lara and Monica Lazzarin and Mark R. Leese and A. C. L{\'o}pez-Jim{\'e}nez and Francesca Lucarelli and E. Mazzotta Epifani and John McDonnell and Vito Mennella and A. Molina and Rafael Talero Morales and Fernando Moreno and Stefano Mottola and G. Naletto and N. Oklay and Jos{\'e} Luis Ortiz and Ernesto Palomba and Pasquale Palumbo and James M. Perrin and Frans J. M. Rietmeijer and J. Rodr{\'i}guez and R. Sordini and N. Thomas and C. Tubiana and J.‐B. Vincent and Paul R. Weissman and K-P. Wenzel and Vladimir V. Zakharov and John C. Zarnecki},
  journal={The Astrophysical Journal},
The Rosetta probe, orbiting Jupiter-family comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko, has been detecting individual dust particles of mass larger than 10−10 kg by means of the GIADA dust collector and the OSIRIS Wide Angle Camera and Narrow Angle Camera since 2014 August and will continue until 2016 September. Detections of single dust particles allow us to estimate the anisotropic dust flux from 67P, infer the dust loss rate and size distribution at the surface of the sunlit nucleus, and see whether the… 

The phase function and density of the dust observed at comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko

The OSIRIS camera onboard Rosetta measured the phase function of both the coma dust and the nucleus. The two functions have a very different slope versus the phase angle. Here, we show that the

Observational constraints to the dynamics of dust particles in the coma of comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko

In thisworkwe aim to characterise the dustmotion in the inner coma of comet 67P/ChuryumovGerasimenko to provide constraints for theoretical 3D coma models. The OSIRIS camera on board the Rosetta

Dust mass distribution around comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko determined via parallax measurements using Rosetta's OSIRIS cameras

The OSIRIS (optical, spectroscopic and infrared remote imaging system) instrument on board the ESA Rosetta spacecraft collected data of 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko for over 2 yr. OSIRIS consists of two

Dust particle flux and size distribution in the coma of 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko measured in situ by the COSIMA instrument on board Rosetta

Context. The COmetary Secondary Ion Mass Analyzer (COSIMA) on board Rosetta is dedicated to the collection and compositional analysis of the dust particles in the coma of 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko

67P/C-G inner coma dust properties from 2.2 au inbound to 2.0 au outbound to the Sun

GIADA (Grain Impact Analyzer and Dust Accumulator) on-board the Rosetta space probe is designed to measure the momentum, mass and speed of individual dust particles escaping the nucleus of comet

The dust-to-ices ratio in comets and Kuiper belt objects

Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko (67P hereinafter) is characterized by a dust transfer from the southern hemi-nucleus to the night-side northern dust deposits, which constrains the dust-to-ices mass

67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko’s dust activity from pre- to post-perihelion as detected by Rosetta/GIADA

We characterized the 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko’s dust activity, by analysing individual dust particle velocity and momentum measurements of Grain Impact Analyser and Dust Accumulator (GIADA), the

Long-term measurements of the erosion and accretion of dust deposits on comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko with the OSIRIS instrument

We monitor the seasonal erosion and accretion of dust deposits in the Imhotep, Hatmehit, and Ma’at regions of comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko with OSIRIS Narrow Angle Camera images. The vertical

The Dust-to-Gas Ratio, Size Distribution, and Dust Fall-Back Fraction of Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko: Inferences From Linking the Optical and Dynamical Properties of the Inner Comae

In this work, we present results that simultaneously constrain the dust size distribution, dust-to-gas ratio, fraction of dust re-deposition, and total mass production rates for comet



Dust measurements in the coma of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko inbound to the Sun

The largest orbiting clumps are meter-sized, confirming the dust/gas ratio of 3 inferred at perihelion from models of dust comae and trails.

GIADA: shining a light on the monitoring of the comet dust production from the nucleus of 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko

During the period between 15 September 2014 and 4 February 2015, the Rosetta spacecraft accomplished the circular orbit phase around the nucleus of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko (67P). The Grain

Dust Environment Modelling of Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko

Dust is an important constituent of cometary emission; its analysis is one of the major objectives of ESA’s Rosetta mission to comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko (C–G). Several instruments aboard

Estimate of the erosion rate from H 2 O mass-loss measurements from SWAN/SOHO in previous perihelions of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko and connection with observed rotation rate variations

The SWAN Lyman α photometer onboard SOHO monitored the hydrogen cloud around comet 67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko (67P) post perihelion at the three last perihelions in 1996, 2002, and 2009. The Rosetta

Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko: the GIADA dust environment model of the Rosetta mission target

Context. The ESA Rosetta spacecraft will reach the short-period comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko in 2014. Orbiting strategy, orbiter safety conditions, landing scenarios and expected results from dust


The Grain Impact Analyzer and Dust Accumulator (GIADA) instrument on board ESA’s Rosetta mission is constraining the origin of the dust particles detected within the coma of comet 67

Spectrophotometric properties of the nucleus of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko from the OSIRIS instrument onboard the ROSETTA spacecraft

The Rosetta mission of the European Space Agency has been orbiting the comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko (67P) since August 2014 and is now in its escort phase. A large complement of scientific


We present an investigation of the surface properties of areas on the nucleus of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. Aims. We aim to show that transport of material from one part of the cometary nucleus

ISOCAM Imaging of Comets 103P/Hartley 2 and 2P/Encke

Abstract We present the results of ISOCAM observations performed on Comets 2P/Encke and 103P/Hartley 2, on 31 October 1997 and 1 January 1998, respectively. Images were obtained in the broadband