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Itokawa in color

Itokawa in color

JAXA / ISAS / color composite by Ricardo Nunes

Itokawa in color
Hayabusa captured the three images for this true-color view of Itokawa on September 19, 2005. Itokawa is the smallest asteroid that has been visited by a spacecraft at 535 by 294 by 209 meters.

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License. For uses not allowed by that license, contact us to request publication permission from the copyright holder: Ricardo Nunes

Original image data dated on or about September 19, 2005

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