Bright-Rayed Crater on Asteroid Vesta
Photojournal: PIA15146
Source: NASA/JPL-Caltech/UCLA/MPS/DLR/IDA
Published: December 5, 2011

This image of a bright-rayed crater on giant asteroid Vesta was taken by the framing camera aboard NASA's Dawn spacecraft. The crater is about 2 miles (3.5 kilometers) in diameter and impacted on the rim of an older crater, named Tuccia.

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