A full view of Lutetia from Rosetta
Filed under pretty pictures, global views, asteroids, asteroid 21 Lutetia, Rosetta and Philae
In a photo captured a bit less than five hours before its closest approach, Rosetta's OSIRIS camera captured a detailed view of the full globe of 21 Lutetia, the largest asteroid yet visited by a spacecraft.
ESA 2010 MPS for OSIRIS Team MPS / UPD / LAM / IAA / RSSD / INTA / UPM / DASP / IDA
Original image data dated on or about July 10, 2010