Comparing Vesta's Topography
Photojournal: PIA17466
Source: NASA/ESA/Cornell and NASA/JPL-Caltech/UCLA/MPS/DLR/IDA
Published: September 27, 2013
These two images compare topographic maps of the giant asteroid Vesta as discerned by NASA's Hubble Space Telescope (top) and as seen by NASA's Dawn spacecraft (bottom). Hubble has been in an orbit around Earth, while Dawn orbited Vesta from 2011 to 2012.

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