PIA19371: Dawn's Fields of View of Asteroid Vesta

Dawn’s Fields of View of Asteroid Vesta


This graphic from NASA's Dawn shows fields of view of Dawn instruments from Survey orbit (red), High Altitude Mapping Orbit (green), and Low Altitude Mapping Orbit (blue) and is part of the Mission Art series from NASA's Dawn mission.

Background Info:

Dawn's mission is managed by JPL for NASA's Science Mission Directorate in Washington. Dawn is a project of the directorate's Discovery Program, managed by NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama. UCLA is responsible for overall Dawn mission science. Orbital ATK, Inc., in Dulles, Virginia, designed and built the spacecraft. The German Aerospace Center, the Max Planck Institute for Solar System Research, the Italian Space Agency and the Italian National Astrophysical Institute are international partners on the mission team. For a complete list of acknowledgments, see http://dawn.jpl.nasa.gov/mission .

Cataloging Keywords:

Name Value Additional Values
Target 4 Vesta
System Asteroid Belt
Target Type Asteroid
Mission Dawn
Instrument Host Dawn
Host Type Orbiter
Extra Keywords Color
Acquisition Date
Release Date 2007-01-01
Date in Caption
Image Credit NASA
Source photojournal.jpl.nasa.gov/catalog/PIA19371
Identifier PIA19371