Image of the Dark Side of Vesta Captured by Dawn on July 23, 2011

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July 28, 2011 - PASADENA, Calif. -- NASA's Dawn spacecraft obtained this image with its framing camera on July 23, 2011. It was taken from a distance of about 3,200 miles (5,200 kilometers) away from the giant asteroid Vesta.

Image credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/UCLA/MPS/DLR/IDA

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