Dawn on Vesta
Photojournal: PIA15384
Source: NASA/JPL-Caltech/UCLA/MPS/DLR/IDA
Published: February 20, 2012
This image from NASA's Dawn spacecraft shows the sun illuminating the landscape of asteroid Vesta during a Vestan 'sunrise'; the sun had a low angle relative to Vesta's surface, just as the sun has a low angle in the sky in the morning on Earth.

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