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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Vesta's north pole

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

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Vesta's north pole An approximate map of Vesta's north pole based on publicly released images as of November 2011, compiled by Phil Stooke. It was winter in Vesta's northern hemisphere; the central portion of the map is in winter darkness. Most of that gap will be filled in by the end of Dawn's mission at Vesta.

NASA / JPL / UCLA / MPS / DLR / IDA / Phil Stooke

Copyright holder: Phil Stooke

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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 November 30, 2011

 

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