Vesta's Cratered Landscape: Double Crater and Craters with Bright Ejecta
Photojournal: PIA15121
Source: NASA/JPL-Caltech/UCLA/MPS/DLR/IDA
Published: November 23, 2011

This image from NASA's Dawn spacecraft is dominated by a double crater which may have been formed by the simultaneous impact of a binary asteroid. Binary asteroids are asteroids that orbit their mutual center of mass.

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