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News about Vesta published on Icarus

January 3rd, 2013 | Posted by admin in all news | dawn - (0 Comments)

A new study of Vesta published by Dawn team on Icarus describes how the carbon-rich dark material found around two giant impact basins in the asteroid’s southern hemisphere, was most likely delivered by the object that created the older of the two basins, known as Veneneia.
The paper is available at: http://www.mpg.de/en
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Vesta in Dawn’s Rear View Mirror

September 11th, 2012 | Posted by admin in all news | dawn - (0 Comments)

One of the last images by Dawn leaving Vesta. Dawn is now headed to its second destination, the dwarf planet Ceres.
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