Carbonate Vein In Boulder

During fall 2019, NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft captured this image, which shows one of asteroid Bennu’s boulders with a bright vein that appears to be made of carbonate. The image within the circle (lower right) shows a focused view of the vein.

Date Taken: October 26, 2019

Instrument Used: OCAMS (PolyCam)

Credit: Credit: NASA/Goddard/University of Arizona


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