Crater Detail near Bennu’s Equator

This image shows a portion of a crater near asteroid Bennu’s equator. It was taken by the PolyCam camera on NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft on March 28 from a distance of 2.2 miles (3.5 km). The field of view is 162 ft (49.4 m). For scale, the bright, thin rock face in the upper left quadrant is 8 ft (2.4 m) long, which is about the same length as a horse. The image was obtained during Flyby 4A of the mission’s Detailed Survey: Baseball Diamond phase. When the image was taken, the spacecraft was over the southern hemisphere, pointing PolyCam north.

Date Taken: March 28, 2019

Instrument Used: OCAMS (PolyCam)

Credit: NASA/Goddard/University of Arizona


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