NEAR Eros Descent Image

[NEAR descent image of asteroid Eros]

NEAR Shoemaker's image of asteroid 433 Eros taken from a range of 820 feet (250 meters). The image is 39 feet (12 meters) across. The cluster of rocks at the upper right measures 5 feet (1.4 meters) across. Different amounts of burial of the rocks and boulders are evident.

(Image 0157417133)

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Dr. David R. Williams,
NSSDC, Mail Code 690.1
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Greenbelt, MD 20771
NASA Official: J.H. King,
Last Updated: 14 February 2001, DRW