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Hayabusa2 closeup on Ryugu from 1000 meters, 6 August 2018

Hayabusa2 closeup on Ryugu from 1000 meters, 6 August 2018

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Hayabusa2 closeup on Ryugu from 1000 meters, 6 August 2018
Surface of Ryugu photographed with the Optical Navigation Camera - Telescopic (ONC-T) from a height of about 1000 m. The image was captured on 6 August 2018 at around 22:57 UTC. Images of the entirety of Ryugu were taken at nearly the same time by the Optical Navigation Camera - Wide angle (ONC-W1, inset). The red frame corresponds to the region in the picture taken by the ONC-T.

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Original image data dated on or about August 6, 2018

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