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Optical navigation animation from Hayabusa2's first gravity measurement of Ryugu

Optical navigation animation from Hayabusa2's first gravity measurement of Ryugu
Optical navigation animation from Hayabusa2's first gravity measurement of Ryugu 54 images from Hayabusa2's first gravity measurement descent toward Ryugu, which brought it as low as 851 meters away from the surface of the asteroid. These images were taken with the wide-angle camera; the spacecraft also obtained much higher-resolution images from the telescopic camera. JAXA / Emily Lakdawalla

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