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4 Vesta


4 Vesta: Vesta, minor-planet designation 4 Vesta, is one of the largest asteroids in the Solar System, with a mean diameter of 525 kilometres. It was discovered by Heinrich Wilhelm Olbers on 29 March 1807 and is named after Vesta, the virgin goddess of home and hearth from Roman mythology.

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Google previewUnited States and Western Europe Cooperation in Planetary Exploration (1986)

by Space Studies Board, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences

Asteroid 4 Vesta is a geochemically evolved asteroid that is hypothesized ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the Solar System (2006)

by Lucy-Ann McFadden, Torrence Johnson, Paul Weissman

The best matches exist between the HED association and rare V-class asteroids ( 4 Vesta and its smaller progeny), iron meteorites and numerous M-class asteroids; CI and CM chondrites thermally metamorphosed at temperatures up to 900◦C ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary (1914)

An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney

93K 4 Vesta, Neb., 150 .......... 29 Н rerde ...

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