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31 views of Bennu from the north

31 views of Bennu from the north

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31 views of Bennu from the north
OSIRIS-REx took a series of MapCam images of Bennu over the course of about 4 hours and 19 minutes on 4 December 2018, from 11.4 kilometers away at the beginning of the sequence to 9.3 kilometers at the end. This first pass was one of 5 flyovers of Bennu’s poles and equator that OSIRIS-REx conducted during its Preliminary Survey of the asteroid.

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Original image data dated on or about December 4, 2018

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