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 (w x h)
 Produced By:  Johns Hopkins University/APL
 Addition Date:  2001-02-17
 Primary Data Set:  NEAR Home Page
 Full-Res TIFF:  PIA03140.tif (988 kB)
 Full-Res JPEG:  PIA03140.jpg (146.8 kB)

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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."

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