Latest Image of Vesta Captured by Dawn on July 16, 2011
July 22, 2011
NASA's Dawn spacecraft obtained this image with its framing camera on July 16, 2011. It was taken from a distance of about 9,500 miles (15,000 kilometers) away from the protoplanet Vesta. Each pixel in the image corresponds to roughly 0.88 miles (1.4 kilometers).
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