Rotation of the Asteroid Vesta

This is a Hubble Space Telescope series of 24 images showing the full 5.34-hour rotation of the 325-mile diameter (525 kilometer) asteroid Vesta.

Credit:

B. Zellner (Georgia Southern University) and NASA/ESA

About the Image

NASA press release
NASA caption
Id:opo9520a
Type:Collage
Release date:19 April 1995, 20:00
Size:800 x 525 px

About the Object

Name:Vesta
Type:• Solar System : Interplanetary Body : Asteroid
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Colours & filters

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