Bruce Murray Space Image Library

High-resolution global view of Vesta in natural color processed from archival data

High-resolution global view of Vesta in natural color processed from archival data
High-resolution global view of Vesta in natural color processed from archival data Vesta is one of the more colorful asteroids in the solar system. This view is composed of 17 individual color frames, carefully assembled and draped over a digital model of the shape of Vesta. The color has been corrected to match Vesta's visible spectrum. NASA / JPL / MPS / DLR / IDA / Björn Jónsson

For more information about the processing of this particular photo, visit unmannedspaceflight.com.

For general information about Björn's Vesta image processing methods, read his guest blog entry.

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