Grooved Surface and Area of Boulders
Photojournal: PIA15556
Source: NASA/JPL-Caltech/UCLA/MPS/DLR/IDA
Published: April 18, 2012

This image of asteroid Vesta from NASA's Dawn spacecraft shows an area of the surface that is both grooved and smooth, which gives it an undulating appearance. This image is located in Vesta's Numisia quadrangle, near the Vestan equator.

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