Jonathan Crowe

My Correct Views on Everything

Orbiting Vesta

Vesta (Dawn spacecraft image)

The Dawn spacecraft is now in orbit of Vesta (see previous entry). Above is an image taken on July 17 from a distance of 15,000 km; a closer image has since been released, but I like this one better. Image credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/UCLA/MPS/DLR/IDA.