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Closer and Closer to the Vesta Surface
Image credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/UCLA/MPS/DLR/IDA

Uploader comment: NASA's Dawn spacecraft has spiraled closer and closer to the surface of the giant asteroid Vesta. These images were obtained by Dawn's framing camera in the three phases of its campaign since arriving at Vesta in mid-2011.

   

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