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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Shaded relief map of Vesta's south pole

Filed under asteroid 4 Vesta, pretty pictures, asteroids, Dawn, geology, impact cratering

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Shaded relief map of Vesta's south pole Presented by Paul Schenk at a press conference at the Geological Society of America meeting on October 12, 2011, based upon 250 m/pixel imaging of Vesta through Dawn's Survey Orbit phase.


Original image data dated on or about October 12, 2011.

Most NASA images are in the public domain. Reuse of this image is governed by NASA's image use policy.


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