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NASA: Close-up View of 'Snowman' Craters on Asteroid Vesta

Discussion in 'Tech, Science, and Space' started by Robby, Aug 1, 2011.

  1. Robby

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    A set of three craters, nicknamed "Snowman," are seen in this image of the northern hemisphere of Vesta. This image was obtained by the framing camera on NASA's Dawn spacecraft on July 24, 2011 from a distance of about 3,200 miles (5,200 kilometers). Image credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/UCLA/MPS/DLR/IDA (More at NASA Picture Of The Day)
     
  2. amenhotepi

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    interesting. thxs _
     

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