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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

South Pole of Itokawa

Filed under Hayabusa (MUSES-C), asteroid 25143 Itokawa, pretty pictures, asteroids, global views

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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.

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Original image data dated on or about October 20, 2005.

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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