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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

Original image data dated on or about July 24, 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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