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View Full Version : Latest Image from Dawn: View of Vesta Getting Sharper



Fraser
2011-Jul-07, 07:10 PM
The Dawn spacecraft is getting closer to asteroid/protoplanet Vesta, and the view is getting better! Here’s the latest image, which was obtained with Dawn’s framing camera on July 1, 2011. It was taken from a distance of about 62,000 miles (100,000 kilometers). Each pixel in the image corresponds to roughly 5.8 miles (9.3 kilometers). Features [...]

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