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Giant Vesta Asteroid Like Small Planet, NASA Says


Science & Tech  (tags: science, NASA, asteroid, moon )

Rozenn
- 811 days ago - thehindu.com
The giant asteroid Vesta more closely resembles a small planet or the moon than other asteroids, data returned by NASA's Dawn spacecraft show. Images taken by the Dawn, which has been orbiting Vesta since last year, provide key clues into the early unive



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Shennandoah D. (44)
Friday May 11, 2012, 5:07 am
Noted ..Thanks!!!!!!!!!!
 

Bob P. (425)
Friday May 11, 2012, 6:45 am
thanks for sharing
 

Borg Drone (27)
Friday May 11, 2012, 7:08 am
If they were spherical, they would be on the Dwarf Planet list.
Moons and asteroids are much more interesting than planets.
Thanks Rozenn.
 

Roger Garin-michaud (61)
Friday May 11, 2012, 12:31 pm
noted thanks !
 

Freya H. (301)
Friday May 11, 2012, 12:32 pm
So where does one draw the line between asteroid and dwarf planet?
 
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