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Fragment of Vesta

Fragment of Vesta

Depicts: Vesta
Copyright: R. Kempton (New England Meteoritical Services)

This meteorite is a sample of the crust of the asteroid Vesta, which is only the third solar system object beyond Earth where scientists have a laboratory sample (the other extraterrestrial samples are from Mars and the Moon).
Last Update: 1 September 2019
2-Mar-2024 19:07 UT

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