Solar System Scratchpad

[Boiler Plate]

A giant crater on Vesta, first observed by Hubble. This impacted Vesta's southern hemisphere, perhaps causing a series of equatorial rifts. The crater only has part of a rim, perhaps due to Vesta's rapid rotation as the material fell back. Possible source of the Vesta class asteroids.

Large Vesta Crater Web PagesEdit

Large Vesta Crater In the NewsEdit

Approaching Vesta (June 2011)Edit

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