Vesta's Surface in 3-D: A Big Mountain at the Asteroid's South Pole
Photojournal: PIA14705
Source: NASA/JPL-Caltech/UCLA/MPS/DLR/IDA
Published: September 16, 2011

When NASA's Dawn spacecraft sent the first images of the giant asteroid Vesta to the ground, scientists were fascinated by an enormous mound inside a big circular depression at the south pole. You need 3-D glasses to view this image.

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