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Dawn over the North
Target: DactylMission: DawnSpacecraft: DawnInstrument: Framing Camera ID#: PIA16115
This image from NASA's Dawn mission reveals the creeping dawn over the north pole of the giant asteroid Vesta now that sunlight is shining over that area. The mosaic shows two large impact craters.
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Target: DactylMission: Cassini-HuygensSpacecraft: Cassini OrbiterInstrument: Imaging Science Subsystem - Narrow Angle ID#: PIA14618
NASA's Cassini spacecraft catches Saturn's moon Daphnis making waves and casting shadows from the narrow Keeler Gap of the planet's A ring in this view taken around the time of Saturn's August 2009 equinox.