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Vesta's Surface Comes Into View

This movie from NASA/JPL-Caltech/UCLA/MPS/DLR/IDA shows a dark feature near the equator of the giant asteroid Vesta moving from left to right across the field of view as Vesta rotates. It is roughly 100 kilometers (60 miles) in diameter. The 20 frames of the movie (repeated 5 times here) were obtained by NASA's Dawn spacecraft for navigation purposes on June 1, 2011.
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