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Dark Material On Vesta: Synthesis And Interpretations From Dawn Observations

McCord, T. B. and Combe, J. P. and Jaumann, R. and Palomba, E. and Reddy, V. and Blewett, D. and McSween, H.Y. and Raymond, C.A. and Williams, D.A. and Dawn, Science Team (2012) Dark Material On Vesta: Synthesis And Interpretations From Dawn Observations. 43rd LPSC 2012, 2012-03-19 - 2012-03-23, The Woodlands, Texas, USA.



Unusual deposits of “Dark Material” (DM) on Vesta’s surface were recently discovered by the Dawn Mission [1,2]. A focused study of these deposits is underway within the Dawn team and the three preceeding presentations in this session [3,4,5] treat different aspects (geological, morphological and compositional) of the Dawn observations analysis. This report is a synthesis of these findings, presents some further analysis and interprets them in terms of origin( s) and processes.

Item URL in elib:https://elib.dlr.de/76086/
Document Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Speech)
Title:Dark Material On Vesta: Synthesis And Interpretations From Dawn Observations
AuthorsInstitution or Email of AuthorsAuthor's ORCID iDORCID Put Code
McCord, T. B.HIGP/SOEST, University of Hawaii, Winthrop, WA, USAUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Combe, J. P.Space Science Inst., Winthrop WA, USA, Lab. de Planetologie et de Geodynamique, U. de Nantes, Nantes, FranceUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Palomba, E.Institute for Interplanetary Space Physics - INAF, Rome, ItalyUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Reddy, V.Department of Space Studies, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND 58202, USAUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Blewett, D.Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory 11100 Johns Hopkins Rd. Laurel, MD 20723-6099, USAUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
McSween, H.Y.University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, USAUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Raymond, C.A.Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA 91109UNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Williams, D.A.Arizona State UniversityUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Open Access:Yes
Gold Open Access:No
In ISI Web of Science:No
Keywords:Dawn, Vesta, Asteroids
Event Title:43rd LPSC 2012
Event Location:The Woodlands, Texas, USA
Event Type:international Conference
Event Start Date:19 March 2012
Event End Date:23 March 2012
HGF - Research field:Aeronautics, Space and Transport
HGF - Program:Space
HGF - Program Themes:Space Exploration
DLR - Research area:Raumfahrt
DLR - Program:R EW - Space Exploration
DLR - Research theme (Project):R - Project DAWN (old)
Location: Berlin-Adlershof
Institutes and Institutions:Institute of Planetary Research > Planetary Geology
Deposited By: Pieth, Susanne
Deposited On:28 Jun 2012 14:44
Last Modified:24 Apr 2024 19:42

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