Global Mineral Map of Vesta
Photojournal: PIA15669
Source: NASA/JPL-Caltech/UCLA/INAF/MPS/DLR/IDA
Published: May 10, 2012

This colorized map from NASA's Dawn mission shows the distribution of minerals across the surface of the giant asteroid Vesta. It was made from spectra -- or data collected in different wavelengths of radiation.

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