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Crater on Asteroid Vesta

Crater on Asteroid Vesta

Depicts: Vesta
Copyright: Ben Zellner of Georgia Southern University; Peter Thomas, Cornell University,NASA

This topographic map of Vesta's surface, based on Hubble Space Telescope observations, is color coded to reveal altitude variations above a mean surface level.

The southern pole is dominated by a depression (blue) which is a large impact feature.

Last Update: 1 September 2019
29-Nov-2022 20:59 UT

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