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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Vesta's North Pole

Filed under pretty pictures, global views, asteroid 4 Vesta, Dawn

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Vesta's North Pole Vesta's North Pole is centered in this image acquired by the Dawn spacecraft on Aug. 25, 2012. At the time, Vesta was gradually raising its orbit in preparation for departure from the giant protoplanet.

NASA / JPL-Caltech / UCLA / MPS / DLR / IDA

Original image data dated on or about August 25, 2012

 

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