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Northern Bennu Boulder Imaged by PolyCam

Northern Bennu Boulder Imaged by PolyCam

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Northern Bennu Boulder Imaged by PolyCam
This image shows one of the largest boulders on asteroid Bennu’s northern hemisphere. It was taken on 7 March 2019 by the PolyCam camera on NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft from a distance of 4.6 kilometers. The field of view in the image is 58.2 meters and the boulder itself measures 23.5 meters. The image was obtained during Flyby 1 of the mission’s Detailed Survey: Baseball Diamond phase while the spacecraft was flying over Bennu’s equator and pointing PolyCam to the north and west of the asteroid. Instrument Used: OCAMS (PolyCam)

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