Dawn Departs Asteroid Vesta Sep. 4th for Dwarf Planet Ceres
Dawn spacecraft departs Sept 4th from asteroid Vesta for dwarf planet Ceres. Dawn will skip some final low res. pix due to reaction wheel problem spacecraft experienced previously.
asteroid 4 vesta: factoids and vestoids
Asteroid 4 Vesta is the brightest object in the Asteroid belt, sometimes, viewable with the naked eye. German Astronomer Heinrich Olbers discovered Vesta, on March 29, 1807, the fourth “minor […]