Bruce Murray Space Image Library

MASCOT and Hayabusa2's shadows on Ryugu

MASCOT and Hayabusa2's shadows on Ryugu
MASCOT and Hayabusa2's shadows on Ryugu Hayabusa2 took this photo at 01:59:40 UTC, 140 seconds after lander separation. MASCOT was still 35 meters above the asteroid surface at this time. Hayabusa2's shadow is clearly visible, as are MASCOT and its shadow. The bright white circle at the center of MASCOT is its antenna. JAXA, University of Tokyo, Kochi University, Rikkyo University, Nagoya University, Chiba Institute of Technology, Meiji University, University of Aizu, AIST.

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