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Dawn Mission Video Shows Vesta's Coat of Many Colors

Vesta in color

Animation of Vesta made from images taken with Dawn's framing camera.


A new video from NASA's Dawn mission reveals the dappled, variegated surface of the giant asteroid Vesta. The animation drapes high-resolution false color images over a 3D model of the Vesta terrain constructed from Dawn's observations.

From Jet Propulsion Laboratory
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