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Vesta in nearly natural color

Vesta in nearly natural color

NASA / JPL / UCLA / MPS / DLR / IDA / color composite by Daniel Machácek

Vesta in nearly natural color
This RGB color image of Vesta was created using the 440 and 650 nm filters from Dawn's FC camera with a synthetic image used as green image. South is down and east is right. Dawn acquired these images from a distance of ~5200 km at a resolution of ~500 m/pix.

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License. For uses not allowed by that license, contact us to request publication permission from the copyright holder: Daniel Macháček

Original image data dated on or about July 24, 2011

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