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Dawn Has Vesta's Dark Materials In View
2013-01-03 12:54:32

A new study of images from NASA's Dawn mission examines remarkable, dark-as-coal material that speckles the surface of the giant asteroid Vesta.

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2011-07-29 06:10:00

Dawn took this image over Vesta's northern hemisphere after the spacecraft completed its first passage over the dark side of the giant asteroid.

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2011-03-22 10:05:00

After a hibernation of about six months, the framing cameras on board NASA's Dawn spacecraft have again ventured a look into the stars.


Word of the Day
aphotic
  • Having no light.
  • Of or relating to the region of a body of water that is not reached by sunlight and in which photosynthesis is unable to occur.
The word 'aphotic' comes from Greek roots meaning 'without' and 'light'.
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