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Asteroid Ida - Limb at Closest Approach

Asteroid Ida - Limb at Closest Approach

NASA's Galileo imaging system captured this picture of the limb of the asteroid 243 Ida about 46 seconds after its closest approach on August 28, 1993, from a range of only 2480 kilometers. http://photojournal... more

Asteroid Ida - 6 Views Showing Rotation

Asteroid Ida - 6 Views Showing Rotation

This composite image shows the asteroid 243 Ida as seen from NASA's Galileo spacecraft during its approach on August 28, 1993. http://photojournal.jpl.nasa.gov/catalog/PIA00137 NASA/JPL

Asteroid Ida and Its Moon

Asteroid Ida and Its Moon

This is the first full picture showing both asteroid 243 Ida and its newly discovered moon to be transmitted to Earth from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's (NASA's) Galileo spacecraft--the fi... more

Asteroid Ida - Five Frame Mosaic

Asteroid Ida - Five Frame Mosaic

This view of the asteroid 243 Ida is a mosaic of five image frames acquired by NASA's Galileo spacecraft solid-state imaging system at ranges of 3,057 to 3,821 kilometers 1,900 to 2,375 miles on August 28, 1993... more

Asteroid Ida and its Satellite Dactyl in Enhanced Color

Asteroid Ida and its Satellite Dactyl in Enhanced Color

During its examination of the asteroid Ida, NASA Galileo spacecraft returned images of a second object, Dactyl--the first confirmed satellite or moon of an asteroid; the much smaller moon is visible to the righ... more