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Hayabusa2 SCI artificial crater site

Hayabusa2 SCI artificial crater site

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JAXA, University of Tokyo, Kochi University, Rikkyo University, Nagoya University, Chiba Institute of Technology, Meiji University, University of Aizu, AIST (Panorama by Jason Davis / The Planetary Society)

Hayabusa2 SCI artificial crater site
This panorama of Ryugu's surface near the artificial SCI crater was created using 2 images captured by Hayabusa2 at heights of 500 and 600 meters on 16 May 2019 during an aborted target marker drop attempt. The SCI crater can be seen as a dark splotch in the upper right.

JAXA images may be reused for educational or informational purposes, with restrictions. Visit JAXA's website for more information on their image use policy.

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