Cool Applet showing the surface of Vesta

Over the past few years, before heading to Ceres in a landmark rendezvous in March of 2015, the Dawn spacecraft mapped out the surface of the largest asteroid, Vesta.   This amazing little applet shows the entire surface of the asteroid with some craters highlighted.  Called Vestatrek, it shows all kinds of data from Dawn, including a 3D model of Vesta.  Definitely worth the time to geek out.

Credit: NASA
credit: NASA

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