Asteroid 101955 Bennu Rotating
Source: NASA/Goddard/University of Arizona
Published: March 19, 2019
Historical Date: December 2, 2018
This rotating mosaic of asteroid Bennu is composed of 40 images captured by the PolyCam imager onboard NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft over a four-hour period on Dec. 2, 2018. During the observation period, the spacecraft’s range to the center of the asteroid decreased from about 15.3 to 14.6 miles (24.6 to 23.5 kilometers).