Vesta asteroid is shrouded in many colors

A new video shot by NASA’s Dawn spacecraft depicts a dappled, variegated surface of the giant asteroid Vesta. 



What color is the Vesta asteroid?

Since last July, NASA’s Dawn spacecraft has been orbiting the asteroid Vesta and transmitting gigabytes of images and other relevant data.

Vesta asteroid may have ice

Though typically believed to be quite dry, roughly half of the giant asteroid Vesta could be so cold that water ice may have survived there for billions of years.