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Astro Challenge: Spotting 4 Vesta at its Best for Decades

Up for a challenge? Planetary action is certainly heating up this summer: Jupiter passed opposition last month, Saturn does so…

2 years ago

Amazingly Detailed New Maps of Asteroid Vesta

Vesta is one of the largest asteroids in the Solar System. Comprising 9% of the mass in the Asteroid Belt,…

5 years ago

Vrooming over Vivid Vestan Vistas in Vibrant 3 D – Video

[/caption] It’s time to put on your 3-D glasses and go soaring all over the giant asteroid Vesta - thanks…

8 years ago

Dawn Discovers Surprise 2nd Giant South Pole Impact Basin at Strikingly Dichotomous Vesta

[/caption] Scientists leading NASA’s Dawn mission have discovered a 2nd giant impact basin at the south pole of the giant…

8 years ago

Amazing New View of the Mt. Everest of Vesta

[/caption] NASA has just released an amazing new view of the mysterious south pole of Vesta that offers an oblique…

8 years ago

Dramatic 3 D Imagery Showcases Vesta’s Pockmarked, Mountainous and Groovy Terrain

[/caption] Try not to plummet off a steep crater cliff or be buried under a landslide while gazing at the…

8 years ago

Rheasilvia – Super Mysterious South Pole Basin at Vesta is Named after Romulus and Remus Roman Mother

http://youtu.be/tYiOOScjPFI Video caption: Rheasilvia Impact Basin and Vesta shape model. This false-color shape model video of the giant asteroid Vesta…

8 years ago