Cratered Terrain in Vesta’s Equatorial Region

Cratered Terrain in Vesta's Equatorial Region
January 31, 2012
PIA NumberPIA15337
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This image from NASA's Dawn spacecraft shows heavily cratered terrain in asteroid Vesta's equatorial region. The craters have a wide range of sizes and many different forms, which include fresh, degraded and barely visible because they are so degraded.