Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Dawn's first look at Vesta

Dawn's first look at Vesta
Dawn's first look at Vesta Dawn caught its first view of Vesta on May 3, 2011, from 1.2 million kilometers away. The asteroid is so bright relative to background stars that its size is dramatically exaggerated in this photo. NASA / JPL / UCLA / MPS / DLR / IDA

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