The Bruce Murray Space Image Library
Vesta in nearly natural color
Filed under asteroid 4 Vesta, pretty pictures, amateur image processing, asteroids, Dawn
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.
NASA / JPL / UCLA / MPS / DLR / IDA / color composite by Daniel Machácek
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Original image data dated on or about July 24, 2011
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