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Olivine on Vesta

November 6th, 2013 | Posted by admin in all news | dawn

In a recent article published on Nature by Eleonora Ammannito and other authors from INAF IAPS, olivine was mapped on asteroid Vesta using hyperspectral data collected by instrument VIR onboard mission Dawn. This newly discovered distribution suggests a complex evolutionary history for Vesta.

The article on Media INAF (in italian) Link
The article on Nature Link
Learn more about VIR and Dawn Link

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