Image of the Largest Asteroid

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Lutetia one of the Asteroid in our Universe,this image taken on July 10, 2010 by the Rosetta spacecraft, which launched in space to observe comet "Churymov-Gerasimenko", which the spacecraft will reach the destination in 2014.

**Lutetia has been considered a mystery when compared to other asteroids in its size range which is almost 60 miles diameter. 

**It has a reflection spectrum similar to that of metallic asteroids, but also shows characteristics of carbonaceous bodies. 

You know it is the largest asteroid which has been visited by a spacecraft to date, and the detailed analysis and the data of Rosetta (space craft)images may considerably increase our knowledge of this object.

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