Earth-Trojan Asteroid Search: Asteroid 12 Victoria Path

The path of the Main Belt asteroid 12 Victoria, as imaged by NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft on Feb. 11 during the mission’s Earth-Trojan Asteroid Search. This gif is made of a series of five images taken by the spacecraft’s MapCam camera that were then cropped and centered on Victoria. The images were taken about 51 minutes apart and each were exposed for ten seconds. Credits: NASA/Goddard/University of Arizona

Date Taken: Feb. 11, 2017

Instrument Used: OCAMS (MapCam)

Credit: NASA/Goddard/University of Arizona


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