Crater Characteristics on Asteroid Vesta
Photojournal: PIA15147
Source: NASA/JPL-Caltech/UCLA/MPS/DLR/IDA
Published: December 5, 2011

This mosaic of three images was taken by NASA's Dawn framing camera during the high-altitude mapping orbit over the giant asteroid Vesta. The eastern rim is higher than the western rim, and the overall topography is downhill from east to west.

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