This image from NASA Dawn spacecraft shows the sun illuminating the landscape of asteroid Vesta during a Vestan unrise; the sun had a low angle relative to Vesta surface, just as the sun has a low angle in the sky in the morning on Earth.


  • Title: Dawn on Vesta
  • Creator: NASA/JPL-Caltech/UCLA/MPS/DLR/IDA
  • Date Created: 2012-02-20
  • Rights: JPL

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