Rocks from Vesta -- Part 3: Diogenites
Photojournal: PIA15138
Source: NASA/JPL-Caltech/Hap McSween (University of Tennessee), and Andrew Beck and Tim McCoy (Smithsonian Institution)
Published: December 4, 2011

These images are of HED (howardite, eucrite and diogenite) meteorites are a large group of meteorites believed to originate from asteroid Vesta, a hypothesis that is consistent with current Dawn observations.


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