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Hayabusa's views of Itokawa during three close approaches

Hayabusa's views of Itokawa during three close approaches

ISAS / JAXA / montage by Phil Stooke

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.

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 November 20, 2005

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