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Vesta in the Light Dawn: First Exploration of a Protoplanet in the Asteroid Belt : February 3-4, 2014, Houston, Texas

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dc.contributor Binzel, Richard P.
dc.contributor Schenk, Paul M.
dc.coverage.spatial Vesta (Asteroid) 2018-08-03T16:41:29Z 2018-08-03T16:41:29Z 2014
dc.identifier.citation Vesta in the Light of Dawn: First Exploration of a Protoplanet in the Asteroid Belt. LPI Contribution No. 1773, Lunar and Planetary Institute, Houston. en
dc.description.abstract The scope of this workshop, the first dedicated to Vesta as a planetary body, includes dynamics, impact mechanics and impactor flux, internal and surface composition, shape and internal structure, formation and geologic history as revealed by spacecraft observations, and meteorite analysis. Other topics are welcome that relate to Vesta and the asteroid main belt, particularly its origin and evolution in the context of the solar system based on spacecraft and Earth-based observations and laboratory analysis. en
dc.description.statementofresponsibility institutional support, Universities Space Research Association ; conveners Paul Schenk, Richard P. Binzel ; scientific organizing committee, Paul Schenk [and others] ; [compiled by Meeting and Publication Services Lunar and Planetary Institute].
dc.description.tableofcontents PARTIAL CONTENTS: Modelling the Rheasilvia Impact / M. Jutzi and B. Ivanov--Core Formation and Evolution of Asteroid 4 Vesta / W.S. Kiefer and D.W. Mittlefehldt--From Vesta to Ceres: Predicting Spectacular Dichotomous Convexo-Concave Shape for the Largest Mini-Planet in the Main Asteroid Belt / G.G. Kochemasov--Nature of the "Orange" Material on Vesta from Dawn / L. Le Corre, V. Reddy, N. Schmedemann, K.J. Becker, D.P. O'Brien, N. Yamashita, P.N. Peplowski, T.H. Prettyman, J.-Y. Li, E.A. Cloutis, B.W. Denevi, T. Kneissl, E. Palmer, R.W. Gaskell, A. Nathues, M.J. Gaffey, D.W. Mittlefehldt, W.B. Gary, H. Sierks, C.T. Russell, and C.A. Raymond.
dc.format.extent xix, 99 pages
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher Lunar and Planetary Institute en
dc.relation.ispartofseries LPI contribution ; no. 1773
dc.subject Vesta (Asteroid)--Congresses en
dc.title Vesta in the Light Dawn: First Exploration of a Protoplanet in the Asteroid Belt : February 3-4, 2014, Houston, Texas en
dc.type Book en

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