The south pole of the giant asteroid Vesta as seen by the framing camera on NASA's Dawn spacecraft. | NASA/JPL-Caltech/UCLA/MPS/DLR/IDA

Vesta is a Baby Planet, Not an Asteroid

As it turns out Vesta is a baby planet, not an asteroid. Learn why scientists have determined that Vesta is a baby planet and not an asteroid after all.

Published On 05/10/2012
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