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Rheasilvia Composite
Map sheet covering entire surface of Vesta
Image credit: NASA/JPLCaltech/UCLA/MPS/ DLR/IDA

This atlas of the giant asteroid Vesta was created from images taken as NASA's Dawn mission flew around the protoplanet in its closest orbit. The set of maps was created from mosaics of 10,000 images from Dawn's framing camera, taken at a low altitude of about 130 miles (210 kilometers).

•   The maps are mostly at a scale about that of regional road maps,     where every inch of map is equivalent to a little more than 3 miles
    of asteroid (one centimeter equals 2 kilometers).

•   Be sure to click on the thumbnail images below for a quick view of     each quadrangle, and on the links below the thumbnail for
    higher-res versions.

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

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Bellicia
Bellicia Quadrangle
  Arruntia
Arruntia Quadrangle
  Caparronia
Caparronia Quadrangle
  Domitia
Domitia Quadrangle
     
Mamilia
Mamilia Quadrangle
  Flornia
Floronia Quadrangle
  Licinia
Licinia Quadrangle
  Gegania
Gegania Quadrangle
     
Eutropia
Eutropia Quadrangle
  Aricia
Aricia Quadrangle
  Marcia
Marcia Quadrangle
  Fabia
Fabia Quadrangle
     
Lepida
Lepida Quadrangle
  Paulina
Paulina Quadrangle
  Rubria
Rubria Quadrangle
  Domna
Domna Quadrangle
     
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