Final Eros Images: Range 1,150 meters (3,773 Feet)
October 28, 2009
NEAR Shoemaker took this image of asteroid 433 Eros from a range of 1,150 meters (3,773 feet). The image is 54 meters (177 feet) across. The large rock at lower left is 7.4 meters (24 feet) across.
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