Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Hayabusa's shadow on Itokawa

Hayabusa's shadow on Itokawa
Hayabusa's shadow on Itokawa Hayabusa captured this photo of Itokawa as it passed between the Sun and the tiny asteroid on November 10, 2005. Hayabusa's shadow is visible on the surface of the asteroid -- a tiny spacecraft causing a tiny solar eclipse on a tiny object. ISAS / JAXA

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