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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Vesta's 'Snowman'

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Vesta's 'Snowman' This set of three craters has informally (but obviously) been nicknamed the "Snowman" by the camera's team members. It is located in the northern hemisphere of Vesta. The image was taken on July 24, 2011, from a distance of 5,200 kilometers.

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

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This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License.
Contact us to request publication permission from the copyright holder. Original image data dated on or about July 24, 2011

 

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