NASA's Dawn spacecraft obtained this image of craters and grooves in the south polar region on asteroid Vesta with its framing camera on Sept. 3, 2011. The image has a resolution of about 220 meters per pixel.
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Craters and Grooves in the South Polar Region

NASA's Dawn spacecraft obtained this image with its framing camera on Sept. 3, 2011. This image was taken through the camera's clear filter. The image has a resolution of about 220 meters per pixel.

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

Image details

ID#:
PIA14701

Date added:
2011-09-14

Target:
Asteroid

Mission:
Dawn

Spacecraft:
Dawn

Instruments:
Framing Camera

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Full-Res TIFF:
PIA14701.tif (1.05 MB)

Full-Res JPG:
PIA14701.jpg (0.08 MB)

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