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A final look at Vesta

A final look at Vesta

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A final look at Vesta
The Dawn spacecraft captures a final image of the protoplanet Vesta's North Pole, which is centered in the image, on Aug. 26, 2012. Dawn officially left Vesta's orbit on Sept. 4, 2012.

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Original image data dated on or about August 26, 2012

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