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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

A final look at Vesta

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

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A final look at Vesta The Dawn spacecraft captures a final image of the protoplanet Vesta's North Pole, which is centered in the image, on Aug. 26, 2012. Dawn officially left Vesta's orbit on Sept. 4, 2012.

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

Original image data dated on or about August 26, 2012


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