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View Full Version : Amazingly Detailed New Maps of Asteroid Vesta



Fraser
2014-Nov-19, 03:00 PM
Vesta is one of the largest asteroids in the Solar System. Comprising 9% of the mass in the Asteroid Belt, it is second in size only to the dwarf-planet Ceres. And now, thanks to data obtained by NASA’s Dawn spacecraft, Vesta’s surface has been mapped out in unprecedented detail. These high-resolution geological maps reveal the […]

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