Vesta's shape and morphology.

@article{Jaumann2012VestasSA,
  title={Vesta's shape and morphology.},
  author={Ralf Jaumann and Da Williams and D. Buczkowski and R. A. Yingst and F Preusker and Harald Hiesinger and Nico Schmedemann and Thomas Kneissl and J. B. Vincent and D. Blewett and B. Buratti and U. Carsenty and B. W. Denevi and M. C. De Sanctis and W. B. Garry and H. U. Keller and Elke Kersten and K. Krohn and J. Y. Li and Simone Marchi and K. D. Matz and T. B. McCord and H. Y. McSween and S. C. Mest and D. W. Mittlefehldt and S Mottola and Andreas Nathues and Gerhard Neukum and D. P. O'Brien and C. M. Pieters and T. H. Prettyman and C. Raymond and T Roatsch and C. Russell and P M Schenk and B. Schmidt and Frank Scholten and K Stephan and M. V. Sykes and Pasquale Tricarico and Roland Wagner and M. T. Zuber and Holger Sierks},
  journal={Science},
  year={2012},
  volume={336 6082},
  pages={
          687-90
        }
}
Vesta's surface is characterized by abundant impact craters, some with preserved ejecta blankets, large troughs extending around the equatorial region, enigmatic dark material, and widespread mass wasting, but as yet an absence of volcanic features. Abundant steep slopes indicate that impact-generated surface regolith is underlain by bedrock. Dawn observations confirm the large impact basin (Rheasilvia) at Vesta's south pole and reveal evidence for an earlier, underlying large basin (Veneneia… CONTINUE READING

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