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Geologic mapping of the AV-9 Numisia quadrangle of asteroid Vesta

Buczkowski, D.L. and Wyrick, D.Y. and Capaccioni, F. and Scully, J. and Williams, D.A. and Hiesinger, H. and Garry, William Brent and Yingst, R. Aileen and Le Corre, L. and Nathues, A. and Schenk, P. and Jaumann, R. and Raymond, C.A. and Pieters, C.M. and Roatsch, T. and Preusker, Frank and Russell, C.T. (2012) Geologic mapping of the AV-9 Numisia quadrangle of asteroid Vesta. Lunar and Planetary Science Conference 2012, 19.-23. März 2012, The Woodlands, Texas, USA.

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Abstract

NASA’s Dawn spacecraft arrived at the asteroid 4Vesta on July 16, 2011, and is now collecting imaging, spectroscopic, and elemental abundance data during its one-year orbital mission. As part of the geological analysis of the surface, the Dawn Science Team has begun geologic mapping of Vesta’s surface at the global scale [1,2] and as a series of 15 quadrangle maps that are being produced based on Framing Camera (FC) images , along with Visible & Infrared Spectrometer data (VIR) obtained during the High-Altitude Mapping Orbit (HAMO). We here concentrate on our geologic analysis and mapping of quadrangle Av-9 Numisia.

Item URL in elib:https://elib.dlr.de/76135/
Document Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Poster)
Title:Geologic mapping of the AV-9 Numisia quadrangle of asteroid Vesta
Authors:
AuthorsInstitution or Email of AuthorsAuthors ORCID iD
Buczkowski, D.L.Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory 11100 Johns Hopkins Rd. Laurel, MD 20723-6099, USAUNSPECIFIED
Wyrick, D.Y.SwRI®, San Antonio, Texas, USAUNSPECIFIED
Capaccioni, F.INAF-IASF, italyUNSPECIFIED
Scully, J.UCLA, Institute of Geophysics, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1567, USAUNSPECIFIED
Williams, D.A.Arizona State UniversityUNSPECIFIED
Hiesinger, H.Institut für Planetologie, Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität, Münster, GermanyUNSPECIFIED
Garry, William BrentPSI, Tucson, AZ, United States.UNSPECIFIED
Yingst, R. AileenPSI, Tucson, AZ, United States.UNSPECIFIED
Le Corre, L.Institute for Solar System Research, Max-Planck Str. 2, 37191 Katlenburg-Lindau, GermanyUNSPECIFIED
Nathues, A.Max-Planck Institute for Solar System Research, Katlenburg-Lindau, GermanyUNSPECIFIED
Schenk, P.Lunar and Planetary Institute, Houston, TX, USAUNSPECIFIED
Jaumann, R.ralf.jaumann (at) dlr.deUNSPECIFIED
Raymond, C.A.Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA 91109-8099, USAUNSPECIFIED
Pieters, C.M.Brown Univ.UNSPECIFIED
Roatsch, T.thomas.roatsch (at) dlr.deUNSPECIFIED
Preusker, Frankfrank.preusker (at) dlr.deUNSPECIFIED
Russell, C.T.Institute of Geophysics, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095UNSPECIFIED
Date:2012
Open Access:Yes
Gold Open Access:No
In SCOPUS:No
In ISI Web of Science:No
Status:Published
Keywords:Dawn, Vesta, asteroids
Event Title:Lunar and Planetary Science Conference 2012
Event Location:The Woodlands, Texas, USA
Event Type:international Conference
Event Dates:19.-23. März 2012
HGF - Research field:Aeronautics, Space and Transport
HGF - Program:Space
HGF - Program Themes:Space Science and Exploration
DLR - Research area:Raumfahrt
DLR - Program:R EW - Erforschung des Weltraums
DLR - Research theme (Project):R - Projekt DAWN
Location: Berlin-Adlershof
Institutes and Institutions:Institute of Planetary Research > Planetary Geology
Deposited By: Pieth, Susanne
Deposited On:19 Sep 2012 09:27
Last Modified:31 Jul 2019 19:36

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