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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Hayabusa's views of Itokawa during three close approaches

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

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Hayabusa's views of Itokawa during three close approaches Montage of images from the Hayabusa spacecraft during three close approaches on November 4, 12, and 20, 2005. Hayabusa's shadow is plainly visible on many of them.

ISAS / JAXA / montage by Phil Stooke

Original image data dated on or about November 20, 2005


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