A New Spin on Vesta
Photojournal: PIA13427
Source: NASA/ESA/STScI/UMd
Published: October 8, 2010

Hubble's Wide Field Camera 3 observed the potato-shaped asteroid in preparation for the visit by NASA's Dawn spacecraft in 2011. This is one frame from a movie showing the difference in brightness and color on the asteroid's surface.

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