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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Worm-like markings on Vesta's surface

Filed under asteroid 4 Vesta, pretty pictures, asteroids, Dawn

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Worm-like markings on Vesta's surface Dawn obtained this image on August 29, 2011. It shows dark material at impact craters up to 20 kilometers wide and sets of worm-like tracks in the north-south direction. The image has a resolution of 254 meters per pixel.

NASA / JPL / UCLA / MPS / DLR / IDA

Original image data dated on or about August 29, 2011.

Most NASA images are in the public domain. Reuse of this image is governed by NASA's image use policy.

 

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