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Vesta, Enceladus, Miranda, Mimas

Vesta, Enceladus, Miranda, Mimas

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NASA / JPL / SSI / UCLA / MPS / DLR / IDA processing by Gordan Ugarkovic (Enceladus, Mimas) and Ted Stryk (Miranda)

Vesta, Enceladus, Miranda, Mimas
In the outer solar system, bodies about 500 kilometers across tend toward round shapes. In the asteroid belt, things are different: rocky Vesta, which is much larger than these icy moons, is noticeably lumpy.

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Original image data dated on or about July 9, 2011

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