Vesta's Partly Shadowed Northern Regions
Photojournal: PIA15788
Source: NASA/JPL-Caltech/UCLA/MPS/DLR/IDA
Published: June 1, 2012

This image from NASA's Dawn spacecraft shows a part of asteroid Vesta's surface reasonably far north into the northern hemisphere which appears washed out because it has been stretched to make features visible that would otherwise be too dark to see.

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