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OSIRIS-REx's approach surveys of asteroid Bennu

OSIRIS-REx's approach surveys of asteroid Bennu

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OSIRIS-REx's approach surveys of asteroid Bennu
This montage includes images from two full rotation surveys of asteroid Bennu by OSIRIS-REx on 25 and 27 November. The 25 November set was taken from a slightly longer distance than the 65 kilometer-range of the 27 November set. The images were taken from an animation released by the mission. Click here for a fully enlarged version in lossless PNG format.

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Original image data dated on or about November 27, 2018

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