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Asteroid Eros reconstructed
Filed under pretty pictures, asteroids, NEAR, global views, asteroid 433 Eros
Orbiting the Sun between Mars and Earth, asteroid 433 Eros was visited by the NEAR-Shoemaker spacecraft in February 2000. High-resolution surface measurements made by NEAR's Laser Rangefinder (NLR) have been combined into the above visualization based on the derived 3D model of the asteroid.
NEAR Project / NLR / JHUAPL / Goddard SVS / NASA
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