NASA's Dawn spacecraft obtained this image of terrestrial mountains on asteroid Vesta with its framing camera on Aug. 26, 2011. The image has a resolution of about 260 meters per pixel.
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Steep Slope on Vesta

NASA's Dawn spacecraft obtained this image with its framing camera on Aug. 26, 2011. This image was taken through the camera's clear filter. The image has a resolution of about 260 meters per pixel.

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

Image details

ID#:
PIA14700

Date added:
2011-09-13

Target:
Asteroid

Mission:
Dawn

Spacecraft:
Dawn

Instruments:
Framing Camera

Size:
1024 x 1024 pixels (width x height)

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Full-Res TIFF:
PIA14700.tif (1.05 MB)

Full-Res JPG:
PIA14700.jpg (0.1 MB)

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