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Asteroid 951 Gaspra

Asteroid 951 Gaspra

NASA / JPL / Ted Stryk

Asteroid 951 Gaspra
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.

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Original image data dated on or about October 29, 1991

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