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Asteroid 951 Gaspra
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Galileo flew by Gaspra on October 29, 1991. Gaspra is an S-type asteroid about 19 x 12 x 11 kilometers in size. Gaspra is reminiscent of Mars' moon Phobos, having many craters and occasional grooves.
NASA / JPL / Ted Stryk
Original image data dated on or about October 29, 1991.
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