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Ryugu from Hayabusa2, 20 July 2018

Ryugu from Hayabusa2, 20 July 2018

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Ryugu from Hayabusa2, 20 July 2018
Hayabusa2 obtained this image from a position less than 6 kilometers away from Ryugu's surface on 20 July 2018 at around 07:00 UTC. Near the center is a bowl-shaped crater, the largest on the asteroid.

JAXA images may be reused for educational or informational purposes, with restrictions. Visit JAXA's website for more information on their image use policy.

Original image data dated on or about July 20, 2018

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