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Dawn sees new surface features on giant asteroid Vesta

By abe10tiger
Mar 23, 2012
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    Dawn Sees New Surface Features On Giant Asteroid Vesta
    NASA's Dawn spacecraft has revealed unexpected details on the surface of the giant asteroid Vesta. New images and data highlight the diversity of Vesta's surface and reveal unusual geologic features, some of which were never previously seen on asteroids.

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    Bright Rays from Canuleia Crater: In this image from NASA's Dawn spacecraft, bright material extends out from the crater Canuleia on Vesta. (Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/UCLA/MPS/DLR/IDA/UMD)


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