Most Spectacularly Preserved Pitted Terrain on Vesta
Photojournal: PIA16182
Source: NASA/JPL-Caltech/UCLA/MPS/DLR/IDA/JHUAPL
Published: September 20, 2012
This perspective view of Marcia crater on the giant asteroid Vesta shows the most spectacularly preserved example of 'pitted terrain,' an unexpected discovery in data returned by NASA's Dawn mission.

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