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Dawn Creates Guide to Vesta's Hidden Attractions


Aelia crater on Vesta asteroid

This colorful composite image from NASA's Dawn mission shows the flow of material inside and outside a crater called Aelia on the giant asteroid Vesta. The area is around 14 degrees south latitude. The images that went into this composite were obtained by Dawn's framing camera from September to October 2011.

Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/UCLAMPS/DLR/IDA

Some beauty is revealed only at a second glance.

From Jet Propulsion Laboratory/NASA
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