NASA OsirisRex

Discovered the heart on Bennu, the asteroid.

I’ve rotated and colourised it.

  • Bennu Boulder #1, 45m wide, largest boulder on Asteroid Bennu, Image rotated and boulder colourised, its a heart!
  • Bennu Boulder #1 Original Untouched Image

Download – [Heart] [I Heart Microgravity]


This image provides an overhead view of Bennu’s largest boulder, Boulder No. 1. The image was taken by the MapCam camera on NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft on April 19, from a distance of 2.2 miles (3.6 km). For scale, the largest boulder is 190 ft (58 m) wide, which is about the width of a soccer field. 

The image was obtained during Flyby 7B of the mission’s Detailed Survey: Baseball Diamond phase. 

When the image was taken, the spacecraft was over the southern hemisphere, pointing MapCam south.

Another angle of The Boulder

  • Bennu Boulder #1, Rotated and colourised the biggest boulder on Bennu (45m wide)
  • Original, untouched Bennu Boulder #1 Image

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