Shape Model of asteroid (21) Lutetia from AO images plus lightcurves

Fig 2. Shape model of asteroid (21) Lutetia developed from adaptive optics images and lightcurves. The "depressions" or flat spots, labeled 1, 2, 3 are predictions of such flat spots prior to the flyby.

Figure credit: Dr. Benoit Carry (Paris Observatory) and Dr. Jack Drummond (Starfire Optical Range).