The shape of (7) Iris as evidence of an ancient large impact

  title={The shape of (7) Iris as evidence of an ancient large impact},
  author={Josef Hanuvs and Michael Marsset and Pierre Vernazza and M Viikinkoski and Alexis Drouard and Miroslav Brovz and Beno{\^i}t Carry and Romain F{\'e}tick and Franck Marchis and Laurent Jorda and Thierry Fusco and Mirel Birlan and T Santana-Ros and Edyta Podlewska-Gaca and Emmanuel Jehin and Marin Ferrais and J. Grice and Przemysław Bartczak and J{\'e}r{\^o}me Berthier and Julie C. Castillo-Rogez and Fabrice Cipriani and François Colas and Grzegorz Dudziński and Christophe Dumas and Josef vDurech and Mikko Kaasalainen and Agnieszka Kryszczyńska and Philippe Lamy and Herv{\'e} Le Coroller and Anna Marciniak and Tadeusz Michałowski and Patrick Michel and Myriam Pajuelo and P. Tanga and Fr{\'e}d{\'e}ric Vachier and Arthur Vigan and Olivier Witasse and B. Yang},
  journal={arXiv: Earth and Planetary Astrophysics},
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