Planets and Moons  ID: 2061

NEAR Views the Asteroid Eros ('True' Color)

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.


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Visualization Credits

Greg Shirah (NASA/GSFC): Lead Animator
Tom Bridgman (GST): Animator
Marte Newcombe (GST): Animator
David Smith (NASA/GSFC): Scientist
Maria Zuber (Massachusetts Institute of Technology): Scientist
Please give credit for this item to:
NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio

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

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Data Used:
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This item is part of this series:

SVS >> Asteroid
SVS >> Eros
SVS >> Laser Rangefinder
DLESE >> Space science
NASA Science >> Planets and Moons

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