Your search criteria found 916 images
Target is Asteroid and Comets
Go to PIAxxxxx:
Refine this list of images by:
Target:
Mission:
Spacecraft:
Instrument:
Click on an image for detailed information
Click on a column heading to sort in ascending or descending order
My
List
Addition Date Target Mission Instrument SizeSort Descending
Add Image to Favorite List 2014-12-17 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko Rosetta
Rosetta NAVCAM
686x720x1
This mosaic of images from the navigation camera on the ESA's Rosetta spacecraft shows the nucleus of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko as it appeared at in the early morning, Universal Coordinated Time, of Dec. 17, 2014 (evening of Dec. 16, PST).
PIA19093:
December 2014 View of Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko
Full Resolution:     TIFF (494.7 kB)     JPEG (67.31 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2012-09-11 Vesta Dawn
Framing Camera
715x694x1
As NASA's Dawn spacecraft takes off for its next destination, this mosaic synthesizes some of the best views the spacecraft had of the giant asteroid Vesta. The set of three craters known as the 'snowman' can be seen at the top left.
PIA15678:
Full View of Vesta
Full Resolution:     TIFF (496.9 kB)     JPEG (44.46 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2011-09-08 Vesta Dawn
Framing Camera
720x720x1
NASA's Dawn spacecraft obtained this image of an unusual hill on asteroid Vesta with its framing camera on August 18, 2011. The image has a resolution of about 260 meters per pixel.
PIA14695:
Unusual Hill on Vesta
Full Resolution:     TIFF (519.2 kB)     JPEG (67.82 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2014-12-17 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko Rosetta
Rosetta NAVCAM
720x720x1
This mosaic of images from the navigation camera on the European Space Agency's Rosetta spacecraft shows the nucleus of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko as it appeared at 5 a.m. UTC on Dec. 17, 2014 (9 p.m. PST on Dec. 16).
PIA19092:
December 2014 View of Rosetta's Destination Comet
Full Resolution:     TIFF (519.1 kB)     JPEG (68.87 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2014-12-17 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko Rosetta
Rosetta NAVCAM
720x720x1
This mosaic of images from the navigation camera on the European Space Agency's Rosetta spacecraft shows the nucleus of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko as it appeared at 5 a.m. UTC on Dec. 17, 2014 (9 p.m. PST on Dec. 16).
PIA19092:
December 2014 View of Rosetta's Destination Comet
Full Resolution:     TIFF (519.1 kB)     JPEG (68.87 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2014-12-17 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko Rosetta
Rosetta NAVCAM
720x720x1
This mosaic of images from the navigation camera on the European Space Agency's Rosetta spacecraft shows the nucleus of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko as it appeared at 5 a.m. UTC on Dec. 17, 2014 (9 p.m. PST on Dec. 16).
PIA19092:
December 2014 View of Rosetta's Destination Comet
Full Resolution:     TIFF (519.1 kB)     JPEG (68.87 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2012-03-21 Vesta Dawn
Framing Camera
719x722x1
This image of a dark-rayed impact crater and several dark spots was obtained by NASA's Dawn spacecraft. The dark materials are located near an older, larger crater in the Sextilia quadrangle of asteroid Vesta's southern hemisphere.
PIA15239:
Dark-Rayed Crater and Spots
Full Resolution:     TIFF (519.9 kB)     JPEG (97.38 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2012-03-21 Vesta Dawn
Framing Camera
721x720x1
This image, from NASA's Dawn spacecraft, shows rock material that has moved across the surface and flowed into a low area in the ridged floor of the Rheasilvia basin on asteroid Vesta.
PIA15497:
Flowing Material
Full Resolution:     TIFF (519.9 kB)     JPEG (70.32 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2012-03-21 Vesta Dawn
Framing Camera
722x720x1
This image from NASA's Dawn spacecraft shows a young crater on asteroid Vesta. Layering is visible in the crater walls, as are large boulders that were thrown out in the material ejected from the impact.
PIA15495:
Layered Young Crater
Full Resolution:     TIFF (520.6 kB)     JPEG (74.29 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2012-03-21 Vesta Dawn
Framing Camera
722x720x1
This image from NASA's Dawn spacecraft shows an interior wall and southern terrace of Marcia crater on Vesta. Relatively smooth material covers much of the terrace and has flowed downslope (toward the top of the image) through channels.
PIA15498:
Wall and Terrace at Marcia Crater
Full Resolution:     TIFF (520.6 kB)     JPEG (94.53 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2012-03-21 Vesta Dawn
Framing Camera
723x720x1
This image from NASA's Dawn spacecraft shows a close-up view of the wall of the Rheasilvia impact basin on asteroid Vesta.
PIA15494:
Close-up of Rheasilvia's Wall
Full Resolution:     TIFF (521.3 kB)     JPEG (95.62 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2000-08-05 Eros NEAR Shoemaker
Multi-Spectral Imager
375x468x3
The Color of Regolith
PIA02950:
The Color of Regolith
Full Resolution:     TIFF (551.2 kB)     JPEG (27.06 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2013-01-03 Vesta Dawn
Framing Camera
1019x517x1
These mosaic images from NASA's Dawn mission show how dark, carbon-rich materials tend to speckle the rims of smaller craters or their immediate surroundings on the giant asteroid Vesta; Numisia Crater is shown at left.
PIA16630:
Dark Crater Rims
Full Resolution:     TIFF (527.6 kB)     JPEG (91.94 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2011-08-17 Vesta Dawn
Framing Camera
822x647x1
This image from NASA's Dawn spacecraft shows a detailed view of three craters, informally nicknamed 'Snowman' by the camera's team members.
PIA14673:
Detailed 'Snowman' Crater
Full Resolution:     TIFF (532.6 kB)     JPEG (88.42 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2010-11-18 Hartley 2 EPOXI
Medium Resolution Instrument (MRI)
864x625x1
Tracking
PIA13626:
Tracking "Snowballs" Animation Icon
Full Resolution:     TIFF (540.8 kB)     JPEG (48.6 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2012-03-21 Vesta Dawn
Framing Camera
848x643x1
This still from an animation made from data obtained by NASA's Dawn spacecraft shows the topography of a portion of the wall and interior of the Rheasilvia impact basin in asteroid Vesta's south-polar region.
PIA15493:
Wall of Rheasilvia Animation Icon
Full Resolution:     TIFF (546.1 kB)     JPEG (24.97 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2012-11-06 Asteroid Goldstone Deep Space Network (DSN)
Goldstone Solar System Radar
1305x424x1
This composite image of asteroid 2007 PA8 was obtained using data taken by NASA's 230-foot-wide (70-meter) Deep Space Network antenna at Goldstone, Calif.
PIA16296:
NASA Radar Images Asteroid 2007 PA8
Full Resolution:     TIFF (554.1 kB)     JPEG (87.88 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2012-03-21 Vesta Dawn
Framing Camera
925x603x1
This mosaic from NASA's Dawn spacecraft shows dark material near a series of craters known as the 'snowman' on asteroid Vesta. That ejected material is a complex mixture of components.
PIA15492:
Dark Materials at the Snowman
Full Resolution:     TIFF (558.6 kB)     JPEG (83.43 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2005-04-27 Tempel 1 Deep Impact
Medium Resolution Instrument (MRI)
750x750x1
Deep Impact Spots Quarry
PIA07879:
Deep Impact Spots Quarry
Full Resolution:     TIFF (563.3 kB)     JPEG (57.53 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2012-03-21 Vesta Dawn
Framing Camera
792x720x1
The interplay of bright and dark material at the rim of Marcia crater on Vesta is visible in this image mosaic taken by NASA's Dawn spacecraft. The bright and dark material appear to be exposed from weathering.
PIA15491:
Bright and Dark at West Rim of Marcia Crater
Full Resolution:     TIFF (571 kB)     JPEG (82.5 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2000-07-06 Eros NEAR Shoemaker
Multi-Spectral Imager
893x651x1
Southwest of the Big Crater (Mosaic)
PIA02933:
Southwest of the Big Crater (Mosaic)
Full Resolution:     TIFF (433.1 kB)     JPEG (62.19 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2005-07-04 Tempel 1 Deep Impact
Chandra X-ray Telescope
458x425x3
X-ray Eyes on Tempel
PIA02118:
X-ray Eyes on Tempel
Full Resolution:     TIFF (584.9 kB)     JPEG (7.752 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2011-08-19 Vesta Dawn
Framing Camera
765x765x1
This image from NASA's Dawn spacecraft shows craters in various states of degradation on the asteroid Vesta.
PIA14675:
Craters in Various States of Degradation
Full Resolution:     TIFF (586.1 kB)     JPEG (91.63 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2014-07-24 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko Rosetta
OSIRIS
1465x404x1
Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko was imaged by ESA's Rosetta spacecraft on July 20, 2014, from a distance of approximately 3,400 miles (5,500 kilometers). These three images were taken two hours apart.
PIA18418:
Rosetta Approach Tripych: Comet 67P
Full Resolution:     TIFF (592.7 kB)     JPEG (37.33 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2014-07-24 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko Rosetta
OSIRIS
1465x404x1
Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko was imaged by ESA's Rosetta spacecraft on July 20, 2014, from a distance of approximately 3,400 miles (5,500 kilometers). These three images were taken two hours apart.
PIA18418:
Rosetta Approach Tripych: Comet 67P
Full Resolution:     TIFF (592.7 kB)     JPEG (37.33 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2014-07-24 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko Rosetta
OSIRIS
1465x404x1
Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko was imaged by ESA's Rosetta spacecraft on July 20, 2014, from a distance of approximately 3,400 miles (5,500 kilometers). These three images were taken two hours apart.
PIA18418:
Rosetta Approach Tripych: Comet 67P
Full Resolution:     TIFF (592.7 kB)     JPEG (37.33 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2000-05-07 Eros NEAR Shoemaker
Multi-Spectral Imager
742x812x1
Eros' Eastern and Western Hemispheres
PIA02474:
Eros' Eastern and Western Hemispheres
Full Resolution:     TIFF (267.9 kB)     JPEG (45.85 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2011-02-16 Tempel 1 StardustNExT
Medium Resolution Instrument (MRI)
Stardust Navigation Camera
890x680x1
This image layout depicts changes in the surface of comet Tempel 1, observed first by NASA's Deep Impact Mission in 2005 (top right) and again by NASA's Stardust-NExT mission on Feb. 14, 2011 (bottom right).
PIA13863:
Changes to Smooth Terrain (Unannotated)
Full Resolution:     TIFF (606 kB)     JPEG (43.76 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2010-10-26 Hartley 2 EPOXI
600x338x3
This artist's concept shows a view of NASA's EPOXI mission spacecraft during its Nov. 4, 2010 flyby of comet Hartley 2. The fluffy shell around the comet, called a coma, is made up of gas and dust that blew off the comet's core, or nucleus.
PIA13548:
Comet Hartley 2 Gets a Visitor (Artist Concept)
Full Resolution:     TIFF (609.3 kB)     JPEG (13.71 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2012-12-14 Asteroid Goldstone Deep Space Network (DSN)
Goldstone Solar System Radar
876x708x1
This image of asteroid Toutatis was generated with data collected using NASA's Deep Space Network antenna at Goldstone, Calif., on Dec. 12 and 13, 2012 and indicates that it is an elongated, irregularly shaped object with ridges and perhaps craters.
PIA16599:
Tumbling Asteroid Toutatis Animation Icon
Full Resolution:     TIFF (621.1 kB)     JPEG (124.8 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2011-10-28 Vesta Dawn
VIR
920x225x3
This composite image NASA's Dawn spacecraft is a simulated true color image of part of asteroid Vesta's south polar region.
PIA14975:
Vesta's South Polar Region in Simulated True Color
Full Resolution:     TIFF (622.1 kB)     JPEG (22.78 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2005-04-27 Tempel 1 Deep Impact
Impactor Targeting Sensor (ITS)
872x714x1
Tempel 1 First Op-Nav
PIA07880:
Tempel 1 First Op-Nav
Full Resolution:     TIFF (623.5 kB)     JPEG (58.06 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2010-11-04 Hartley 2 EPOXI
High Resolution Instrument (HRI)
640x327x3
Carbon Dioxide Fluctuations in Comet Hartley 2
PIA13573:
Carbon Dioxide Fluctuations in Comet Hartley 2
Full Resolution:     TIFF (628.7 kB)     JPEG (18.46 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2013-02-15 Asteroid Astronomical Observatory of Mallorca
La Sagra Sky Survey
880x717x1
This set of images from the La Sagra Sky Survey, operated by the Astronomical Observatory of Mallorca in Spain, shows the passage of asteroid 2012 DA14 shortly after its closest, and safe, approach to Earth.
PIA16738:
Outbound Near-Earth Asteroid, as Seen from Spain Animation Icon
Full Resolution:     TIFF (631.8 kB)     JPEG (38.38 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2000-06-10 Eros NEAR Shoemaker
Multi-Spectral Imager
760x838x1
Mosaic of Eros' Northern Hemisphere
PIA02923:
Mosaic of Eros' Northern Hemisphere
Full Resolution:     TIFF (354 kB)     JPEG (47.22 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2000-06-10 Eros NEAR Shoemaker
Multi-Spectral Imager
800x800x1
Large Crater on Eros
PIA02481:
Large Crater on Eros
Full Resolution:     TIFF (286.8 kB)     JPEG (49.84 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2000-06-10 Eros NEAR Shoemaker
Multi-Spectral Imager
800x800x1
Interesting Structural Features on Eros
PIA02482:
Interesting Structural Features on Eros
Full Resolution:     TIFF (373.3 kB)     JPEG (50.5 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2000-06-10 Eros NEAR Shoemaker
Multi-Spectral Imager
800x800x1
Glimpses into Eros' Shadows
PIA02487:
Glimpses into Eros' Shadows
Full Resolution:     TIFF (237.1 kB)     JPEG (40.24 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2014-11-12 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko Rosetta
ROLIS
817x795x1
This image of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko was taken by the Philae lander of the European Space Agency's Rosetta mission during Philae's descent toward the comet on Nov. 12, 2014 from a distance of approximate two miles (three kilometers).
PIA18874:
View of Comet from Lander During Descent
Full Resolution:     TIFF (650.4 kB)     JPEG (85.17 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2014-11-12 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko Rosetta
ROLIS
817x795x1
This image of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko was taken by the Philae lander of the European Space Agency's Rosetta mission during Philae's descent toward the comet on Nov. 12, 2014 from a distance of approximate two miles (three kilometers).
PIA18874:
View of Comet from Lander During Descent
Full Resolution:     TIFF (650.4 kB)     JPEG (85.17 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2014-11-12 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko Rosetta
ROLIS
817x795x1
This image of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko was taken by the Philae lander of the European Space Agency's Rosetta mission during Philae's descent toward the comet on Nov. 12, 2014 from a distance of approximate two miles (three kilometers).
PIA18874:
View of Comet from Lander During Descent
Full Resolution:     TIFF (650.4 kB)     JPEG (85.17 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2000-06-18 Eros NEAR Shoemaker
Multi-Spectral Imager
498x1305x1
A Swath of Eros
PIA02926:
A Swath of Eros
Full Resolution:     TIFF (471.3 kB)     JPEG (68.12 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2001-02-17 Eros NEAR Shoemaker
Multi-Spectral Imager
946x694x1
The Many Faces of Eros
PIA03108:
The Many Faces of Eros
Full Resolution:     TIFF (578.5 kB)     JPEG (96.39 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2000-06-10 Eros NEAR Shoemaker
Multi-Spectral Imager
1152x574x1
A Trio of Craters on Eros
PIA02488:
A Trio of Craters on Eros
Full Resolution:     TIFF (137.6 kB)     JPEG (53.07 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2011-09-09 Vesta Dawn
Framing Camera
938x711x1
This image from NASA's Dawn spacecraft shows dark material at impact craters, up to 12.5 miles-wide (20 kilometer-wide) and sets of worm-like tracks in the north-south direction.
PIA14696:
Worm-like Markings on Vesta's Surface
Full Resolution:     TIFF (667.9 kB)     JPEG (146.7 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2014-08-06 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko Rosetta
OSIRIS
946x710x1
Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko by ESA's Rosetta's OSIRIS narrow-angle camera on August 3, 2014, from a distance of 177 miles (285 kilometers). The image resolution is 17 feet (5.3 meters) per pixel.
PIA18641:
Rosetta's Comet from 177 Miles
Full Resolution:     TIFF (672.6 kB)     JPEG (72.14 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2014-08-06 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko Rosetta
OSIRIS
946x710x1
Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko by ESA's Rosetta's OSIRIS narrow-angle camera on August 3, 2014, from a distance of 177 miles (285 kilometers). The image resolution is 17 feet (5.3 meters) per pixel.
PIA18641:
Rosetta's Comet from 177 Miles
Full Resolution:     TIFF (672.6 kB)     JPEG (72.14 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2014-08-06 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko Rosetta
OSIRIS
946x710x1
Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko by ESA's Rosetta's OSIRIS narrow-angle camera on August 3, 2014, from a distance of 177 miles (285 kilometers). The image resolution is 17 feet (5.3 meters) per pixel.
PIA18641:
Rosetta's Comet from 177 Miles
Full Resolution:     TIFF (672.6 kB)     JPEG (72.14 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2014-08-06 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko Rosetta
OSIRIS
946x710x1
Close up detail focusing on a smooth region on the 'base' of the 'body' section of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. The image was taken by ESA's Rosetta's OSIRIS on August 6, 2014.
PIA18642:
Rosetta's Target Up Close
Full Resolution:     TIFF (672.6 kB)     JPEG (89.61 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2014-08-06 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko Rosetta
OSIRIS
946x710x1
Close up detail focusing on a smooth region on the 'base' of the 'body' section of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. The image was taken by ESA's Rosetta's OSIRIS on August 6, 2014.
PIA18642:
Rosetta's Target Up Close
Full Resolution:     TIFF (672.6 kB)     JPEG (89.61 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2014-08-06 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko Rosetta
OSIRIS
946x710x1
Close up detail focusing on a smooth region on the 'base' of the 'body' section of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. The image was taken by ESA's Rosetta's OSIRIS on August 6, 2014.
PIA18642:
Rosetta's Target Up Close
Full Resolution:     TIFF (672.6 kB)     JPEG (89.61 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2011-12-01 Vesta Dawn
Framing Camera
640x350x3
This 3D image was obtained as Dawn approached Vesta and circled the giant asteroid during the mission's survey orbit phase. You need 3D glasses to view this image.
PIA15140:
Dawn Soars Over Asteroid Vesta in 3-D Animation Icon
Full Resolution:     TIFF (672.9 kB)     JPEG (17.98 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2011-08-23 Vesta Dawn
Framing Camera
993x680x1
This view of the topography of asteroid Vesta's surface is composed of several images obtained with the clear filter in the framing camera on NASA's Dawn spacecraft on August 6, 2011. The image has a resolution of about 260 meters per pixel.
PIA14679:
Topography of Troughs on Vesta
Full Resolution:     TIFF (676.2 kB)     JPEG (44.2 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2011-08-26 Vesta Dawn
Framing Camera
993x680x1
This view of the topography of asteroid Vesta's surface is composed of several images obtained with the framing camera on NASA's Dawn spacecraft on August 6, 2011. The image mosaic is shown superimposed on a digital terrain model.
PIA14682:
Topography of Vesta's Surface
Full Resolution:     TIFF (676.2 kB)     JPEG (38.96 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2010-10-26 Tempel 1 EPOXI
631x360x3
EPOXI's Trip to Meet Comet Hartley 2
PIA13546:
EPOXI's Trip to Meet Comet Hartley 2
Full Resolution:     TIFF (682.4 kB)     JPEG (8.732 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2010-11-04 Hartley 2 EPOXI
High Resolution Instrument (HRI)
Medium Resolution Instrument (MRI)
1274x535x1
Spacecraft Images Comet Target's Jets
PIA13568:
Spacecraft Images Comet Target's Jets Animation Icon
Full Resolution:     TIFF (682.5 kB)     JPEG (57.09 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2011-09-15 Vesta Dawn
Framing Camera
930x740x1
NASA's Dawn spacecraft obtained this image with its framing camera on Aug. 23, 2011. This image was taken through the camera's clear filter. The image has a resolution of about 260 meters per pixel.
PIA14702:
Different Surface Ages on Vesta
Full Resolution:     TIFF (689.2 kB)     JPEG (99.5 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2010-05-25 Asteroid Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE)
WISE Telescope
640x359x3
This image shows asteroids observed so far by NASA's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer. An animation is available at the Photojournal.
PIA13113:
Scanning for Asteroids and Comets Animation Icon
Full Resolution:     TIFF (690.2 kB)     JPEG (16.57 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2010-11-18 Hartley 2 EPOXI
Medium Resolution Instrument (MRI)
960x720x1
Views of Hartley 2 Nucleus and Inner Coma
PIA13624:
Views of Hartley 2 Nucleus and Inner Coma
Full Resolution:     TIFF (692.2 kB)     JPEG (56.47 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2012-03-21 Vesta Dawn
Framing Camera
960x720x1
This image from NASA's Dawn spacecraft shows the crater Numisia, located just south of the equator in the Numisia quadrangle on asteroid Vesta.
PIA15234:
Bright Material at Numisia Crater
Full Resolution:     TIFF (692.2 kB)     JPEG (76.98 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2012-03-21 Vesta Dawn
Framing Camera
960x720x1
In this image from NASA's Dawn spacecraft, bright material extends out from the crater Canuleia on asteroid Vesta. The bright material appears to have been thrown out of the crater during the impact that created it.
PIA15235:
Bright Rays from Canuleia Crater
Full Resolution:     TIFF (692.2 kB)     JPEG (80.77 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2012-03-21 Vesta Dawn
Framing Camera
960x720x1
This image, made from data obtained by NASA's Dawn spacecraft, shows a perspective view of a layered young crater in the Rheasilvia basin at asteroid Vesta.
PIA15496:
Perspective View of Layered Young Crater
Full Resolution:     TIFF (692.2 kB)     JPEG (50.54 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 1996-02-08 Gaspra Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
810x855x1
Gaspra Optical Navigation Image
PIA00229:
Gaspra Optical Navigation Image
Full Resolution:     TIFF (204 kB)     JPEG (231.3 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2011-08-16 Vesta Dawn
Framing Camera
910x764x1
NASA's Dawn spacecraft shows densely cratered terrain near Vesta's terminator on August 6, 2011. This image was taken through the framing camera's clear filter aboard the spacecraft. North is pointing towards the two o'clock position.
PIA14672:
Densely Cratered Terrain Near the Terminator
Full Resolution:     TIFF (696.2 kB)     JPEG (106.4 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 1998-11-03 Ida Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
580x400x3
During its examination of the asteroid Ida, NASA's 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 right of Ida.
PIA00333:
Asteroid Ida and its Satellite Dactyl in Enhanced Color
Full Resolution:     TIFF (254.4 kB)     JPEG (19.73 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2011-08-01 Vesta Dawn
Framing Camera
586x396x3
This false-color image from NASA's Dawn spacecraft is of the of the giant asteroid Vesta. Scientists are studying image like these to better understand the different materials on the surface.
PIA14325:
Different Shades of Vesta (False-Color)
Full Resolution:     TIFF (697.2 kB)     JPEG (39.74 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2000-05-07 Eros NEAR Shoemaker
Multi-Spectral Imager
1024x691x1
NEAR Road to Eros
PIA02462:
NEAR Road to Eros
Full Resolution:     TIFF (189.6 kB)     JPEG (34.47 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2000-05-07 Eros NEAR Shoemaker
Multi-Spectral Imager
1024x691x1
Over Eros' Horizon
PIA02468:
Over Eros' Horizon
Full Resolution:     TIFF (95.66 kB)     JPEG (22.04 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2000-05-07 Eros NEAR Shoemaker
Multi-Spectral Imager
1024x691x1
NEAR's First Whole-Eros Mosaic from Orbit
PIA02467:
NEAR's First Whole-Eros Mosaic from Orbit
Full Resolution:     TIFF (181.1 kB)     JPEG (29.52 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2011-08-16 Vesta Dawn
Framing Camera
1024x692x1
NASA's Dawn spacecraft obtained this image of bright and dark materials on Vesta's surface on August 6, 2011. This image was taken through the framing camera's clear filter aboard the spacecraft.
PIA14671:
Bright and Dark Material on Vesta's Surface
Full Resolution:     TIFF (709.5 kB)     JPEG (105.2 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2001-02-17 Eros NEAR Shoemaker
Multi-Spectral Imager
950x750x1
Tracking a Feature on Eros
PIA03115:
Tracking a Feature on Eros
Full Resolution:     TIFF (467.5 kB)     JPEG (63.88 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2012-12-06 Vesta Dawn
Framing Camera
896x796x1
This image shows a close-up of long, narrow, sinuous gullies that scientists on NASA's Dawn mission have found on the giant asteroid Vesta. The crater shown here is called Cornelia.
PIA16490:
Sinuous Gullies, Close-up
Full Resolution:     TIFF (714.1 kB)     JPEG (87.4 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2004-06-17 Wild 2 Stardust
Stardust Navigation Camera
972x742x1
Wild 2 Features
PIA06284:
Wild 2 Features
Full Resolution:     TIFF (557.1 kB)     JPEG (57.75 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2014-06-12 Asteroid Goldstone Deep Space Network (DSN)
Goldstone Solar System Radar
1280x570x1
NASA scientists used Earth-based radar to produce these sharp views -- an image montage and a movie sequence -- of the asteroid designated '2014 HQ124' on June 8, 2014.
PIA18412:
Radar Images of Asteroid 2014 HQ124 Animation Icon
Full Resolution:     TIFF (730.6 kB)     JPEG (93.79 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2011-10-08 Vesta Dawn
Framing Camera
886x836x1
This image from NASA's Dawn spacecraft shows many fresh craters, several with bright ejecta rays, which were formed by impacts into the floor of asteroid Vesta's south polar basin.
PIA14828:
Ray Craters in Vesta's South Polar Region
Full Resolution:     TIFF (741.7 kB)     JPEG (136.5 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2011-02-18 Tempel 1 StardustNExT
Stardust Navigation Camera
1102x674x1
Comet Tempel 1 in Stereo (reversed)
PIA13870:
Comet Tempel 1 in Stereo (reversed)
Full Resolution:     TIFF (743.8 kB)     JPEG (58.37 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2011-08-16 Vesta Dawn
Framing Camera
1024x737x1
NASA's Dawn spacecraft obtained this image with its framing camera on August 6, 2011. Old and heavily cratered terrain is shown on Vesta. The framing camera has a resolution about 280 yards (260 meters) per pixel.
PIA14328:
Old and Heavily Cratered Terrain on Vesta
Full Resolution:     TIFF (755.7 kB)     JPEG (146.8 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2011-02-18 Tempel 1 StardustNExT
Stardust Navigation Camera
1121x683x1
This pair of images shows the before-and-after comparison of the part of comet Tempel 1 that was hit by the impactor from NASA's Deep Impact spacecraft.
PIA13871:
Comet Tempel 1 in Stereo
Full Resolution:     TIFF (766.7 kB)     JPEG (59.05 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2001-02-17 Eros NEAR Shoemaker
Multi-Spectral Imager
984x788x1
Closing in on Eros
PIA03138:
Closing in on Eros
Full Resolution:     TIFF (831.1 kB)     JPEG (137.2 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2005-07-08 Tempel 1 Deep Impact
High Resolution Instrument (HRI)
512x512x3
This false-color image shows comet Tempel 1 about 50 minutes after NASA's Deep Impact's probe smashed into its surface. The impact site is located on the far side of the comet in this view.
PIA02139:
Comet Tempel's Silhouette
Full Resolution:     TIFF (264.2 kB)     JPEG (37.36 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2011-11-07 Asteroid Goldstone Deep Space Network (DSN)
Goldstone Solar System Radar
958x830x1
This radar image of asteroid 2005 YU55 was obtained NASA's Deep Space Network antenna in Goldstone, Calif. on Nov. 7, 2011, when the space rock was at 3.6 lunar distances, which is about 860,000 miles, or 1.38 million kilometers, from Earth.
PIA15019:
Asteroid 2005 YU55 Approaches Close Earth Flyby
Full Resolution:     TIFF (796.2 kB)     JPEG (55.67 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2000-05-07 Eros NEAR Shoemaker
Multi-Spectral Imager
500x531x3
This image from NASA's NEAR Shoemaker is of processed data showing Eros from slightly different perspectives is combined as anaglyphs or stereo pairs. 3D glasses are necessary to view this image.
PIA02473:
Eros' Global Morphology
Full Resolution:     TIFF (207.5 kB)     JPEG (38.08 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2012-03-05 Vesta Dawn
Framing Camera
634x419x3
This anaglpyh from NASA's Dawn spacecraft shows Caparronia crater on asteroid Vesta. The 3-D effect of the anaglyph highlights the large ridge running across the base of Caparronia crater. You will need 3-D glasses to view this image.
PIA15407:
3-D Image of Caparronia
Full Resolution:     TIFF (798 kB)     JPEG (53.83 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2005-07-05 Tempel 1 Deep Impact
High Resolution Instrument (HRI)
900x900x1
This spectacular image of comet Tempel 1 was taken 67 seconds after it obliterated NASA's Deep Impact's impactor spacecraft.
PIA02137:
Tempel Alive with Light
Full Resolution:     TIFF (811 kB)     JPEG (31.7 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2011-08-25 Vesta Dawn
Framing Camera
900x900x1
NASA's Dawn spacecraft obtained this image of a central mound in a large structure at the south pole of asteroid Vesta with its framing camera on August 12, 2011. This image was taken through the camera's clear filter.
PIA14681:
Central Mound at the South Pole
Full Resolution:     TIFF (811 kB)     JPEG (134.9 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2011-08-16 Vesta Dawn
Framing Camera
799x1024x1
NASA's Dawn spacecraft obtained this image of two large, young craters on Vesta with its framing camera on August 6, 2011. This image was taken through the framing camera's clear filter aboard the spacecraft.
PIA14329:
Two Large Young Craters
Full Resolution:     TIFF (819.2 kB)     JPEG (134.3 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2000-05-07 Eros NEAR Shoemaker
Multi-Spectral Imager
929x900x1
Eros: The First Look from Orbit
PIA02465:
Eros: The First Look from Orbit
Full Resolution:     TIFF (105.5 kB)     JPEG (59.5 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2000-05-07 Eros NEAR Shoemaker
Multi-Spectral Imager
670x416x3
Stereo imaging, an important tool on NASA's NEAR Shoemaker for geologic analysis of Eros, provides three-dimensional information on the asteroid's landforms and structures. 3D glasses are necessary to view this image.
PIA02471:
Eros in Stereo
Full Resolution:     TIFF (247.8 kB)     JPEG (21.91 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2012-12-06 Vesta Dawn
Framing Camera
908x930x1
This image shows examples of straighter, shorter, wider gullies that scientists on NASA's Dawn mission have found on the giant asteroid Vesta. The crater shown here is called Fonteia.
PIA16491:
Straight Gullies in Fonteia
Full Resolution:     TIFF (845.5 kB)     JPEG (101.7 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2010-11-18 Hartley 2 EPOXI
High Resolution Instrument (HRI)
920x920x1
Cometary Flurries
PIA13623:
Cometary Flurries
Full Resolution:     TIFF (847.6 kB)     JPEG (255.6 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2012-01-13 Vesta Dawn
Framing Camera
920x940x1
This image from NASA's Dawn spacecraft shows a surface with craters buried under thick ejected material that displays a grooved texture on the giant asteroid Vesta.
PIA15298:
Smooth Ejecta with Grooved Surface Showing Buried Craters
Full Resolution:     TIFF (866 kB)     JPEG (103.5 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2011-09-10 Vesta Dawn
Framing Camera
680x425x3
NASA's Dawn spacecraft obtained these images with its visible and infrared instrument of asteroid Vesta. The top image is a simulated true-color picture of the asteroid's surface.
PIA14697:
Visible and Infrared Data Mosaic
Full Resolution:     TIFF (868.1 kB)     JPEG (42.21 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2012-12-06 Vesta Dawn
Framing Camera
896x970x1
This image shows a close-up of long, narrow, sinuous gullies that scientists on NASA's Dawn mission have found on the giant asteroid Vesta. The crater shown here is called Cornelia.
PIA16489:
Sinuous Gullies in Cornelia Crater
Full Resolution:     TIFF (870.2 kB)     JPEG (143.8 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2000-06-10 Eros NEAR Shoemaker
Multi-Spectral Imager
1064x821x1
The Sculptured Surface of Eros
PIA02480:
The Sculptured Surface of Eros
Full Resolution:     TIFF (170.6 kB)     JPEG (37.19 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2011-07-18 Vesta Dawn
Framing Camera
550x537x3
This 3D image of the asteroid Vesta was taken on July 9, 2011 by the framing camera instrument aboard NASA's Dawn spacecraft. You need 3D glasses to view this image.
PIA14314:
Anaglyph Image of Vesta's South Polar Region
Full Resolution:     TIFF (887.4 kB)     JPEG (32.98 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2011-10-10 Vesta Dawn
Framing Camera
1500x600x1
This image of asteroid Vesta, from NASA's Dawn spacecraft, calculated from a shape model, shows a tilted view of the topography of the south polar region. This perspective removes the overall curvature of Vesta, as if the giant asteroid were flat and not
PIA14869:
Oblique View of Vesta's South Polar Region
Full Resolution:     TIFF (901.2 kB)     JPEG (64.02 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2000-05-07 Eros NEAR Shoemaker
Multi-Spectral Imager
653x461x3
Eros' Bland Butterscotch Colors
PIA02475:
Eros' Bland Butterscotch Colors
Full Resolution:     TIFF (321.9 kB)     JPEG (18.92 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2001-02-17 Eros NEAR Shoemaker
Multi-Spectral Imager
1100x825x1
Location of the NEAR Shoemaker Landing Site
PIA03143:
Location of the NEAR Shoemaker Landing Site
Full Resolution:     TIFF (168.2 kB)     JPEG (31.66 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2011-02-17 Tempel 1 StardustNExT
Stardust Navigation Camera
1276x716x1
This image shows the location of the newly discovered planet-like object, dubbed
PIA13867:
Stardust Swoops by Tempel 1 Animation Icon
Full Resolution:     TIFF (914.8 kB)     JPEG (17.87 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2011-09-29 Vesta Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE)
WISE Telescope
1279x716x1
Portrait of Two Asteroids in Different Light
PIA14736:
Portrait of Two Asteroids in Different Light Animation Icon
Full Resolution:     TIFF (917 kB)     JPEG (78.71 kB)
Retrieve Previous Set  Jump to a Previous Set   Jump to a Previous Set   Current Set   Jump to a Following Set   Jump to a Following Set   Jump to a Following Set   Jump to a Following Set   Jump to a Following Set   Jump to a Following Set   Jump to a Following Set   Retrieve Next Set 
 1-100   101-200   201-300   301-400   401-500   501-600   601-700   701-800   801-900   901-1000 
Currently displaying images: 201 - 300 of 916