the south pole of the giant asteroid Vesta

After spending a year examining asteroid Vesta, Dawn NASA’s spacecraft is preparing to leave and head to the largest asteroid – dwarf planet Ceres, where it will arrive in 2015. This image shows the south pole of the giant asteroid Vesta.    Image credit: NASA    Scroll down for video

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This animation shows NASA’s Dawn spacecraft leaving the giant asteroid Vesta and arriving at the dwarf planet Ceres.