Turbulent Times Revealed on Asteroid 4 Vesta

This mosaic synthesizes the best views that NASA’s Dawn spacecraft had of giant asteroid Vesta. Dawn studied Vesta from July 2011 to September 2012. (Credits: NASA/JPL-Caltech/UCLA/MPS/DLR/IDA)

PERTH, Australia (Curtain University PR) — Planetary scientists at Curtin University have shed some light on the tumultuous early days of the largely preserved protoplanet Asteroid 4 Vesta, the second largest asteroid in our Solar System

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