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Dawn Image of the Day / August 2011

Bright and dark material on surface of asteroid Vesta
Bright and Dark Material on Vesta
August 31, 2011
NASA's Dawn spacecraft obtained this image with its framing camera on August 12, 2011.
Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/
UCLA/MPS/DLR/IDA
    Equatorial grooves imaged at the limb of asteroid Vesta
Equatorial Grooves Imaged at Limb of Vesta
August 30, 2011
NASA's Dawn spacecraft obtained this image with its framing camera on August 11, 2011.
Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/
UCLA/MPS/DLR/IDA
    Craters and grooves in the surface of asteroid Vesta
Craters and Grooves
August 29, 2011
NASA's Dawn spacecraft obtained this image of the surface of Vesta with its framing camera on August 11, 2011.
Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/
UCLA/MPS/DLR/IDA
    South polar area of asteroid Vesta
South Polar Scarp
August 28, 2011
NASA's Dawn spacecraft obtained this image with its framing camera on August 12, 2011.
Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/
UCLA/MPS/DLR/IDA
           
Dark hill on surface of asteroid Vesta
Dark Hill
August 27, 2011
NASA's Dawn spacecraft obtained this image of the surface of Vesta with its framing camera on August 12, 2011.
Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/
UCLA/MPS/DLR/IDA
    Topography of asteroid Vesta's surface
Topography of Vesta's Surface
August 26, 2011
This view of the topography of Vesta's surface is composed of several images obtained with the clear filter in the framing camera on NASA's Dawn spacecraft on August 6, 2011.
Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/
UCLA/MPS/DLR/IDA
    Central mound on the south pole of asteroid Vesta
Central Mound at the South Pole
August 25, 2011
NASA's Dawn spacecraft obtained this image -- of a central mound in a large structure at the south pole -- with its framing camera on August 12, 2011.
Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/
UCLA/MPS/DLR/IDA
    False-color image of an impact crater on asteroid Vesta
False-Color Image of an Impact Crater on Vesta
August 24, 2011
NASA's Dawn spacecraft obtained this false-color image of an impact crater in Vesta's equatorial region with its framing camera on July 25, 2011.
Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/
UCLA/MPS/DLR/IDA
 
           
Topography of asteroid Vesta's surface
Topography of Troughs on Vesta
August 23, 2011
This view of the topography of Vesta's surface is composed of several images obtained with the clear filter in the framing camera on NASA's Dawn spacecraft on August 6, 2011
Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/
UCLA/MPS/DLR/IDA
    Asteroid Vesta's cratered terrain
Up and Down in Vesta's Cratered Terrain
August 22, 2011
NASA's Dawn spacecraft obtained this image with its framing camera on August 11, 2011. This image was taken through the camera's clear filter.
Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/
UCLA/MPS/DLR/IDA
    False-Color Image of Vesta's Equatorial Region
False-Color Image of Vesta's Equatorial Region
August 21, 2011
NASA's Dawn spacecraft obtained this false-color image with its framing camera on July 25, 2011.
Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/
UCLA/MPS/DLR/IDA
    Anaglyph of the 'Snowman' crater on asteroid Vesta
Anaglyph of the 'Snowman' Crater
August 20, 2011
This anaglyph image shows the topography of Vesta's three craters, informally named the "Snowman," obtained by the framing camera instrument aboard NASA's Dawn spacecraft on August 6, 2011.
Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/
UCLA/MPS/DLR/IDA
           
Asteroid Vesta craters in various states of degradation
Craters in Various States of Degradation
August 19, 2011
NASA's Dawn spacecraft obtained this image with its framing camera on August 6, 2011. This image was taken through the camera's clear filter.
Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/
UCLA/MPS/DLR/IDA
    Topography of densley cratered, deformed terrain on asteroid Vesta
Topography of Densely Cratered Deformed Terrain
August 18, 2011
This anaglyph image shows the topography of Vesta's densely cratered terrain obtained by the framing camera instrument aboard NASA's Dawn spacecraft on August 6, 2011.
Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/
UCLA/MPS/DLR/IDA
    Detailed Snowman Crater on Vesta
Detailed 'Snowman' Crater
August 17, 2011
NASA's Dawn spacecraft obtained this image with its framing camera on August 6, 2011. This image was taken through the camera's clear filter.
Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/
UCLA/MPS/DLR/IDA
    Densely cratered terrain near Vesta's Terminator
Densely Cratered Terrain Near the Terminator
August 16, 2011
NASA's Dawn spacecraft obtained this image with its framing camera on August 6, 2011. This image was taken through the camera's clear filter.
Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/
UCLA/MPS/DLR/IDA
           
Bright and dark material on Vesta's surface
Bright and Dark Material on Vesta's Surface
August 15, 2011
NASA’s Dawn spacecraft obtained this image with its framing camera on August 6, 2011. This image was taken through the framing camera’s clear filter aboard the spacecraft.
Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/
UCLA/MPS/DLR/IDA
    Cratered terrain on surface of asteroid Vesta
Cratered Terrain with Hills and Ridges
August 14, 2011
NASA’s Dawn spacecraft obtained this image with its framing camera on August 6, 2011. This image was taken through the framing camera’s clear filter aboard the spacecraft.
Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/
UCLA/MPS/DLR/IDA
    Two large young craters on surface of asteroid Vesta
Two Large Young Craters

August 13, 2011
NASA’s Dawn spacecraft obtained this image with its framing camera on August 6, 2011. This image was taken through the framing camera’s clear filter aboard the spacecraft. 
Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/
UCLA/MPS/DLR/IDA
    Old and heavily cratered terrain on Vesta
Old and Heavily Cratered Terrain on Vesta
August 12, 2011
NASA's Dawn spacecraft obtained this image with its framing camera on August 6, 2011. This image was taken through the framing camera's clear filter aboard the spacecraft.
Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/
UCLA/MPS/DLR/IDA
           

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