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Approaching Vesta (as of July 18, 2011)

Approaching Vesta (as of July 18, 2011)

NASA / JPL-Caltech / UCLA / MPS / DLR / IDA / animation by Emily Lakdawalla

Approaching Vesta (as of July 18, 2011)
This animation is the size of the field of view of Vesta's camera, and shows the images released to date at approximately their original resolution. Each passing day gives Dawn more detail on the surface of the asteroid.

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License. For uses not allowed by that license, contact us to request publication permission from the copyright holder: Emily Lakdawalla

Original image data dated on or about July 18, 2011

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