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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Vesta from 15,000 kilometers

Filed under pretty pictures, global views, asteroids, asteroid 4 Vesta, Dawn

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Vesta from 15,000 kilometers Dawn captured this image of Vesta at an altitude of 15,000 kilometers, shortly after it entered orbit on July 15, 2011.

Dawn's first image from orbit at Vesta

Original image data dated on or about July 15, 2011


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