Vesta Close-Ups

These images from NASA's Dawn spacecraft detail the surface of Vesta, the second-largest asteroid in our solar system and a subject of discussion in the September issue of Sky & Telescope. And if you scroll all the way down, you're in for a treat! For more information, visit NASA's homepage for the Dawn spacecraft.

All images are courtesy NASA / JPL-Caltech / UCLA / MPS / DLR / IDA.