NEAR Views the Asteroid Eros ('True' Color)

  • Released Monday, January 29th, 2001
  • Updated Wednesday, May 3rd, 2023 at 1:58PM
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Views of the asteroid Eros generated by data from the laser rangefinder. The 3-D model was generated from laser rangefinder data and the color was applied based on color images.

Video slate image reads, "NEAR Views the Asteroid Eros with NLR ('True' Color)".

Video slate image reads, "NEAR Views the Asteroid Eros with NLR ('True' Color)".

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NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio


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Papers used in this visualization

Science 289, pp 2097-2101 (22 Sept 2000)


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