Help Shape the Future of Space Exploration

Join The Planetary Society Now Join Now!

Join our eNewsletter for updates & action alerts

   Please leave this field empty
The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Approaching Vesta (as of July 18, 2011)

Filed under asteroid 4 Vesta, pretty pictures, amateur image processing, asteroids, Dawn, animation

Go Back

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.

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

Copyright holder: Emily Lakdawalla

Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License.
Contact us to request publication permission from the copyright holder. Original image data dated on or about July 18, 2011

 

Other Related Images

Comments:

Leave a Comment:

You must be logged in to submit a comment. Log in now.

Fly to an Asteroid!

Travel to Bennu on the OSIRIS-REx spacecraft!

Send your name

Join the New Millennium Committee

Let’s invent the future together!

Become a Member

Connect With Us

Facebook! Twitter! Google+ and more…
Continue the conversation with our online community!