Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Enhanced-color view of Vesta's southern mountain

Enhanced-color view of Vesta's southern mountain
Enhanced-color view of Vesta's southern mountain A view across Vesta's south polar terrain to the central peak of its Rheasilvia basin. The view is composed of green and infrared-wavelength images, emphasizing the color variations among materials on Vesta's surface. NASA / JPL / MPS / DLR / IDA / Daniel Macháček

The images were taken at the end of the Approach phase, from a distance of 2778 kilometers.

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