This 3-D image shows the topography of craters and grooves of asteroid Vesta's south polar region obtained by the framing camera instrument aboard NASA's Dawn spacecraft on Aug. 23 and 28, 2011. You need 3D glasses to view this image.
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Anaglyph of Craters in the South Polar Region

This 3-D image shows the topography of craters and grooves of Vesta's south polar region obtained by the framing camera instrument aboard NASA's Dawn spacecraft on Aug. 23 and 28, 2011. The image has a resolution of about 260 meters per pixel. Use red-green (or red-blue) glasses to view in 3-D (left eye: red; right eye: green [or blue]).

More information about Dawn is online at http://www.nasa.gov/dawn and http://dawn.jpl.nasa.gov.

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Image details

ID#:
PIA14699

Date added:
2011-09-12

Target:
Asteroid

Mission:
Dawn

Spacecraft:
Dawn

Instruments:
Framing Camera

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Full-Res TIFF:
PIA14699.tif (5.3 MB)

Full-Res JPG:
PIA14699.jpg (0.12 MB)

Image credit:
NASA/JPL-Caltech/UCLA/MPS/DLR/IDA