Dawn nears Vesta


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Dawn nears Vesta.

I’ve posted earlier about Dawn’s approach to Vesta. However, in looking at the images from Dawn, it dawned on me recently that they seems more fuzzy for what you’d normally expect from a space probe. I am now wondering if there is something fundamentally wrong with Dawn’s camera, causing its images to be slightly out of focus.

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  • Timaios

    Or, they are photo over-processed to the point that they become fuzzy. With Vesta now about 3 times the apparent size of the moon view from earth, and it having been photographed in its entire rotation at least twice; one has to wonder about the quantity of the releases, in addition to their quality.

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