Bennu Equatorial Flyby

This image was captured by OSIRIS-REx’s MapCam imager on December 12, 2018 as the spacecraft flew over Bennu’s equatorial region during the mission’s Preliminary Survey of the asteroid. The image was taken from a distance of about 8 miles (13 km) while the spacecraft was traveling toward the asteroid.

Date Taken: Dec. 12, 2018

Instrument Used: OCAMS (MapCam)

Credit: NASA/Goddard/University of Arizona


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