Aricia Tholus
Photojournal: PIA15386
Source: NASA/JPL-Caltech/UCLA/MPS/DLR/IDA
Published: February 22, 2012

This image from NASA's Dawn spacecraft shows Aricia Tholus, a dark hill located in asteroid Vesta's Marcia quadrangle. Tholus is a word used to describe a small dome-like mountain or hill. Aricia was the name of a city in ancient Italy.

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