The last look !!! – Asteroid Ryugu


THE LAST LOOK !! This is the very last stereo image of Asteroid Ryugu collected by the Hayabusa2 Mission. All tasks are now completed and the craft is imminently breaking away to return to Earth – WITH SAMPLES !!! Congratulations JAXA team !!! :

"Last look Asteroid Ruyugu collected by Hayabusa2 Mission - Credit: JAXA/Chiba Inst Tech/UTokyo/Kochi U/Rikkyo U/Nagoya U/Meiji U/U Aizu/AIST

This image is not completely processed for stereo the way I would normally do it – but I wanted to get this post up because this is a historic moment for Asteroid Astronomy.