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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Itokawa in color

Filed under Hayabusa (MUSES-C), asteroid 25143 Itokawa, pretty pictures, amateur image processing, asteroids, best of, global views

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Itokawa in color Hayabusa captured the three images for this true-color view of Itokawa on September 19, 2005. Itokawa is the smallest asteroid that has been visited by a spacecraft at 535 by 294 by 209 meters.

JAXA / ISAS / color composite by Ricardo Nunes

Copyright holder: Ricardo Nunes

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This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License.
Contact us to request publication permission from the copyright holder. Original image data dated on or about September 19, 2005

 

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