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Eros rotation animation

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Eros rotation animation One full rotation of the asteroid Eros as seen by the Near Earth Asteroid Rendezvous (NEAR; later renamed NEAR Shoemaker) spacecraft on February 16, 2000, two days after its arrival. View more information here.


Original image data dated on or about February 16, 2000.

Most NASA images are in the public domain. Reuse of this image is governed by NASA's image use policy.


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