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Dawn Image of the Day / July 2012

   
Revealing shadows 7
Revealing shadows 7
July 31, 2012

These Dawn framing camera images of Vesta demonstrate a special analytical technique, which results in shadowed areas of Vesta’s surface becoming illuminated. These shadowed areas are usually in the interiors of craters.

Image Credit: NASA/ JPL-Caltech/ UCLA/ MPS/ DLR/ IDA
    Revealing shadows 6
Revealing shadows 6
July 30, 2012

These Dawn framing camera (FC) images of Vesta demonstrate a special analytical technique, which results in shadowed areas of Vesta’s surface becoming illuminated.

Image Credit: NASA/ JPL-Caltech/ UCLA/ MPS/ DLR/ IDA
    Revealing shadows 5
Revealing shadows 5
July 27, 2012

These Dawn framing camera (FC) images of Vesta demonstrate a special analytical technique, which results in shadowed areas of Vesta’s surface becoming illuminated.

Image Credit: NASA/ JPL-Caltech/ UCLA/ MPS/ DLR/ IDA
    Revealing shadows 4
Revealing shadows 4
July 26, 2012

These Dawn framing camera (FC) images of Vesta demonstrate a special analytical technique, which results in shadowed areas of Vesta’s surface becoming illuminated.

Image Credit: NASA/ JPL-Caltech/ UCLA/ MPS/ DLR/ IDA
   
           
Revealing shadow 3
Revealing shadow 3
July 25, 2012

These Dawn framing camera (FC) images of Vesta demonstrate a special analytical technique, which results in shadowed areas of Vesta’s surface becoming illuminated.

Image Credit: NASA/ JPL-Caltech/ UCLA/ MPS/ DLR/ IDA
    Revealing shadows 2
Revealing shadows 2
July 24, 2012

These Dawn framing camera (FC) images of Vesta demonstrate a special analytical technique, which results in shadowed areas of Vesta’s surface becoming illuminated.

Image Credit: NASA/ JPL-Caltech/ UCLA/ MPS/ DLR/ IDA
    Revealing shadows 1
Revealing shadows 1
July 23, 2012

These Dawn framing camera (FC) images of Vesta demonstrate a special analytical technique, which results in shadowed areas of Vesta’s surface becoming illuminated.

Image Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/UCLA/MPS/DLR/IDA
    Octavia crater
Octavia crater
July 20, 2012

Octavia crater is the large crater that dominates the right side of the image. It has a scalloped shaped rim and the top part of the rim is more degraded than the rest.

Image Credit: NASA/ JPL-Caltech/ UCLA/ MPS/ DLR/ IDA
   
           
Publicia crater
Publicia crater
July 19, 2012

Publicia crater is centered on the right side of the image and has a sharp, fresh rim. Around Publicia’s rim here are many alternating streaks of bright and dark material tumbling down towards its center.

Image Credit: NASA/ JPL-Caltech/ UCLA/ MPS/ DLR/ IDA
    Apparent brightness and topography images of Lepida crater
Apparent brightness and topography images of Lepida crater
July 18, 2012

The left-hand image is a Dawn FC (framing camera) image, which shows the apparent brightness of Vesta’s surface. The right-hand image is based on this apparent brightness image.

Image Credit: NASA/ JPL-Caltech/ UCLA/ MPS/ DLR/ IDA
    Apparent brightness and topography images of Serena crater
Apparent brightness and topography images of Serena crater
July 17, 2012

The left-hand image is a Dawn FC (framing camera) image, which shows the apparent brightness of Vesta’s surface. The right-hand image is based on this apparent brightness image.

Image Credit: NASA/ JPL-Caltech/ UCLA/ MPS/ DLR/ IDA
    Apparent brightness and topography images of Occia crater
Apparent brightness and topography images of Occia crater
July 16, 2012

The left-hand image is a Dawn FC (framing camera) image, which shows the apparent brightness of Vesta’s surface. The right-hand image is based on this apparent brightness image.

Image Credit: NASA/ JPL-Caltech/ UCLA/ MPS/ DLR/ IDA
   
           
Apparent brightness and topography images of Sossia crater
Apparent brightness and topography images of Sossia crater
July 13, 2012

The left-hand image is a Dawn FC (framing camera) image, which shows the apparent brightness of Vesta’s surface. The right-hand image is based on this apparent brightness image.

Image Credit: NASA/ JPL-Caltech/ UCLA/ MPS/ DLR/ IDA
    Apparent brightness and topography images of Rubria crater
Apparent brightness and topography images of Rubria crater
July 12, 2012

The left-hand image is a Dawn FC (framing camera) image, which shows the apparent brightness of Vesta’s surface. The right-hand image is based on this apparent brightness image.

Image Credit: NASA/ JPL-Caltech/ UCLA/ MPS/ DLR/ IDA
    Apparent brightness and topography images of Divalia Fossa and Rubria and Occia craters
Apparent brightness and topography images of Divalia Fossa and Rubria and Occia craters
July 11, 2012

The left-hand image is a Dawn FC (framing camera) image, which shows the apparent brightness of Vesta’s surface.

Image Credit: NASA/ JPL-Caltech/ UCLA/ MPS/ DLR/ IDA
    Apparent brightness and topography images of Publicia crater
Apparent brightness and topography images of Publicia crater
July 10, 2012

The left-hand image is a Dawn FC (framing camera) image, which shows the apparent brightness of Vesta’s surface. The right-hand image is based on this apparent brightness image.

Image Credit: NASA/ JPL-Caltech/ UCLA/ MPS/ DLR/ IDA
   
           
Apparent brightness and topography images of Octavia crater
Apparent brightness and topography images of Octavia crater
July 9, 2012

The left-hand image is a Dawn FC (framing camera) image, which shows the apparent brightness of Vesta’s surface. The right-hand image is based on this apparent brightness image.

Image Credit: NASA/ JPL-Caltech/ UCLA/ MPS/ DLR/ IDA
    Apparent brightness and topography images of Urbinia and Sossia craters
Apparent brightness and topography images of Urbinia and Sossia craters
July 6, 2012

The left-hand image is a Dawn FC (framing camera) image, which shows the apparent brightness of Vesta’s surface. The right-hand image is based on this apparent brightness image.

Image Credit: NASA/ JPL-Caltech/ UCLA/ MPS/ DLR/ IDA
    Apparent brightness and topography images of Licinia crater
Apparent brightness and topography images of Licinia crater
July 5, 2012

The left-hand image is a Dawn FC (framing camera) image, which shows the apparent brightness of Vesta’s surface. The right-hand image is based on this apparent brightness image.

Image Credit: NASA/ JPL-Caltech/ UCLA/ MPS/ DLR/ IDA
    Apparent brightness and topography images of Sossia and Canuleia craters
Apparent brightness and topography images of Sossia and Canuleia craters
July 3, 2012

The left-hand image is a Dawn FC (framing camera) image, which shows the apparent brightness of Vesta’s surface. The right-hand image is based on this apparent brightness image.

Image Credit: NASA/ JPL-Caltech/ UCLA/ MPS/ DLR/ IDA
   
           
Apparent brightness and topography images of Scantia crater
Apparent brightness and topography images of Scantia crater
July 2, 2012

The left-hand image is a Dawn FC (framing camera) image, which shows the apparent brightness of Vesta’s surface. The right-hand image is based on this apparent brightness image.

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