PERSPECTIVE © 1991

This shows what the view might look like on the surface of a "contact binary" asteroid, such as 4769 Castalia appears to be. The viewer is standing on one lobe of a peanut shaped asteroid looking out toward the other end. This type of asteroid may have been formed when two bodies collided and were welded together. Impact craters and crater chains reminiscent of those found on the Martian moons mar the surface. In other places the surface was deformed by the collision into fractures and ripples. Pastel on paper.

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