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Dawn Mission Video Shows Vesta's Coat of Many Colors


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Vesta in color

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

Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/UCLA/MPS/DLR/IDA/PSI

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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