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Ryugu from Hayabusa2, 13 June 2018

Ryugu from Hayabusa2, 13 June 2018

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Ground observation team: JAXA, Kyoto University, Japan Spaceguard Association, Seoul National University. ONC Team: JAXA, University of Tokyo, Kochi University, Rikkyo University, Nagoya University, Chiba Institute of Technology, Meiji University, University of Aizu and AIST.

Ryugu from Hayabusa2, 13 June 2018
Image of Ryugu taken with Hayabusa2's ONC-T from a distance of 920 kilometers on June 13, 2018 at around 4:50 UT. The field of view is 6.3 degrees x 6.3 degrees and the exposure time is about 0.09 seconds.

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 June 13, 2018

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