Science at Vesta

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artist concept of NASA's Dawn spacecraft and asteroid Vesta
This image depicts an artist's concept of NASA's Dawn spacecraft's farewell portrait of asteroid Vesta.
Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech
  View of the Calpurnia Crater in Dawn's Farewell Portrait to Asteroid Vesta
A simulated flyover of the most intriguing landmarks on giant asteroid Vesta, as seen by NASA's Dawn spacecraft.
Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech
  Mineral distribution in the southern hemisphere of the giant asteroid Vesta
This image, made from data obtained by NASA's Dawn spacecraft, shows the mineral distribution in the southern hemisphere of the giant asteroid Vesta.
Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/UCLA/ INAF/MPS/DLR/IDA
  View of the Rheasilvia basin in Vesta's southern hemisphere
This movie uses data from NASA's Dawn spacecraft to simulate the view from the spacecraft flying over the surface of the giant asteroid Vesta.
Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/ UCLA/MPS/DLR/IDA
     
Vesta's internal structure
This artist's concept shows the internal structure of the giant asteroid Vesta, based on data from NASA's Dawn mission.
Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech
  Meteorites from Vesta
This image shows three slices of a class of meteorites that fell to Earth that NASA's Dawn mission has confirmed as originating from the giant asteroid Vesta.
Credit: University of Tennessee
  Vesta in perspective to other similar bodies in the solar system
The giant asteroid Vesta is shown here as the smallest body among other similar bodies in the solar system: Mars, Mercury, Earth's moon and the dwarf planet Ceres.
Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/UCLA
  Crater Impacts on Vesta
This graphic shows the global distribution of craters that hit the giant asteroid Vesta, based on data from NASA's Dawn mission.
Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/ MPS/DLR/IDA/LSI
     
South polar impacts in southern hemisphere of giant asteroid Vesta
This topographic map from NASA's Dawn mission shows the two large impact basins in the southern hemisphere of the giant asteroid Vesta.
Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/UCLA/ MPS/DLR/IDA/PSI
  Shape and gravity of asteroid Vesta
This set of images from NASA's Dawn mission shows topography of the giant asteroid Vesta and a map of Vesta's gravity variations.
Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/ UCLA/MPS/DLR/IDA
  Asteroid Vesta in the infrared
This global, colorized image of the giant asteroid Vesta from NASA's Dawn mission reveals how the minerals are distributed on the surface.
Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/ UCLA/INAF
  Three colorized views of the Oppia region in the southern hemisphere of giant asteroid Vesta
This image from NASA's Dawn mission shows three colorized views of the Oppia region in the southern hemisphere of the giant asteroid Vesta.
Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/UCLA/INAF
     
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