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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Vesta's southern hemisphere

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Vesta's southern hemisphere In this image, a peak at Vesta's south pole is seen at the lower right. The grooves in the equatorial region are about 10 kilometers wide. The image was taken on July 24, 2011, from a distance of about 5,200 kilometers.

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

Original image data dated on or about July 24, 2011

 

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