Islands in the Darkness
Photojournal: PIA15402
Source: NASA/JPL-Caltech/UCLA/MPS/DLR/IDA
Published: February 27, 2012
This image from NASA's Dawn spacecraft shows a part of Vesta's northern hemisphere, which is mostly in darkness. Since Dawn's arrival at asteroid Vesta the sun has not illuminated Vesta's most northerly latitudes.

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