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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Vesta's "Snowman"

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

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Vesta's Dawn took this photo of the "snowman" feature formed by three adjacent craters on August 6, 2011. The two larger craters are about 40 kilometers across.

NASA / JPL-Caltech / UCLA / MPS / DLR / IDA

An annotated version of the image is available here.

Original image data dated on or about August 6, 2011

 

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