PIA03140: Boulderado
Target Name: Eros
Is a satellite of: Sol (our sun)
Mission: NEAR Shoemaker
Spacecraft: NEAR Shoemaker
Instrument: Multi-Spectral Imager
Product Size: 1235 x 1037 pixels (width x height)
Produced By: Johns Hopkins University/APL
Addition Date: 2001-02-17
Primary Data Set: NEAR Home Page
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Original Caption Released with Image:
One of the most recognizable surface features on Eros is the boulder-filled, concave depression at the southwestern edge of the saddle-shaped Himeros. When it was first glimpsed early in NEAR Shoemaker's orbital mission the area was informally tagged "Boulderado."
Image Credit:
NASA/JPL/JHUAPL

Image Addition Date:
2001-02-17