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South Pole of Itokawa

South Pole of Itokawa

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South Pole of Itokawa
Hayabusa captured this image of the south pole of asteroid Itokawa in late October 2005. The smooth, partially shadowed area in the center is Muses Sea.

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

Original image data dated on or about October 20, 2005

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