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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Black streaks in Vestian craters

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

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Black streaks in Vestian craters Vesta bears mysterious fresh-looking craters with very dark streaks running down their sides, as in this image taken even before Dawn reached its survey orbit.

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

Original image data dated on or about August 1, 2011

 

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