Dawn's First Glimpse of Vesta -- Processed
Photojournal: PIA14118
Source: NASA/JPL-Caltech/UCLA/MPS/DLR/IDA
Published: May 11, 2011

This image, processed to show the true size of the giant asteroid Vesta, shows Vesta in front of a spectacular background of stars. It was obtained by the framing camera aboard NASA's Dawn spacecraft on May 3, 2011, from a distance of about 750,000 miles.

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