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Mosaic of Vesta’s north pole

Mosaic of Vesta’s north pole

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Mosaic of Vesta’s north pole
An approximate map of Vesta's north pole based on publicly released images as of November 2011, compiled by Phil Stooke. It was winter in Vesta's northern hemisphere; the central portion of the map is in winter darkness. Most of that gap will be filled in by the end of Dawn's mission at Vesta.

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: Phil Stooke

Original image data dated on or about November 30, 2011

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