Crater in Shadow on Vesta
Photojournal: PIA15222
Source: NASA/JPL-Caltech/UCLA/MPS/DLR/IDA
Published: December 21, 2011

This image, one of the first obtained by NASA's Dawn spacecraft in its low altitude mapping orbit, shows part of the rim of a fresh crater on the giant asteroid Vesta. The terrain is known as the Heavily Cratered Terrain in the northern hemisphere.

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