Final Eros Images: Range 700 meters (2,300 Feet)
October 28, 2009
NEAR Shoemaker's image of asteroid 433 Eros taken from a range of 700 meters (2,300 feet). The image is 33 meters (108 feet) across. The large, oblong rock casting a big shadow measures 4.3 meters (14 feet) across.
Topics: Disaster Accident, Environment, Discovery program, NEAR Shoemaker, 433 Eros, Exploration, Time, Space, Asteroids, EROS