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The Minor Planet [Asteroid] 4 Vesta

 

Composite Image of 4 Vesta taken by author on Nov 10, 2001. Imaged using  ST-6B on the C-14 at f/6.3 .  60 Sec exposures through Ha filter

Key:    1)    4 Vesta at 02:32:03 UT 2-11-2001
           2)    4 Vesta at 03:24:29 UT 2-11-2001
           3)    4 Vesta at 04:55:32 UT 2-11-2001
           4)    GSC 694:919
           5)    GSC 694:447
           6)    GSC 694:212

 

The position of 4 Vesta on Nov 10, 2001

From 'Near Earth Objects' JPL/NASA

 

Hubble Images of 4 Vesta

4 vesta from OPO.jpg (41144 bytes)
http://www.deepspace.ucsb.edu/ia/nineplanets/asteroids.html

 

Further Information:

Press Release for Hubble Observation of 4 Vesta

Hubble Minor Planet Page 4 Vesta Page

Where is 4 Vesta Right Now?