Approximately true color mosaic of Vesta
Filed under pretty pictures, global views, amateur image processing, asteroids, asteroid 4 Vesta, Dawn
All images used are named in image. Color is from images taken through F7 (red), F2 (green) and F8 (blue) filters. Images were taken August 12-18, 2011 from an altitude of 2750 kilometers. The original data had a resolution of about 260 meters per pixel. It has been resampled to a resolution of 200 meters per pixel.
NASA / JPL / MPS / DLR / IDA / Daniel Macháček
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Original image data dated on or about August 18, 2011