2011 GSA Annual Meeting in Minneapolis (9–12 October 2011)
Session No. 239 Wednesday, 12 October 2011
8:00 AM-12:00 PM, Minneapolis Convention Center: Room L100H-J

T217. Dawn at Vesta: Initial Results from the Survey Orbit (GSA Planetary Geology Division)

Debra Buczkowski and David A. Williams, Presiding
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239-18:00 AM EXPLORING THE SMALLEST TERRESTRIAL PLANET: DAWN AT VESTA: RAYMOND, Carol A.1, RUSSELL, C.T.2, JAUMANN, R.3, MCSWEEN, H.Y.4, KONOPLIV, A.S.1, ASMAR, S.1, CORADINI, A.S.5, DESANCTIS, M.C.6, NATHUES, A.7, and PRETTYMAN, T.H.8, (1) Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA 91109, carol.a.raymond@jpl.nasa.gov, (2) Institute of Geophysics, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095, (3) German Aerospace Center (DLR) Berlin, Institute of Planetary Research, Rutherfordstrasse 2, Berlin, D-12489, Germany, (4) Earth and Planetary Sciences, University of Tennessee, 1412 Circle Drive, Knoxville, TN 37996-1410, (5) INAF, Istituto Nazionale di Astrofisica, IFSI, Istituto di Fisica dello Spazio Interplanetario, Via del Fosso del Cavaliere, 100, Rome, 000133, Italy, (6) Istituto di Astrofisica Spaziale e Fisica Cosmica, Area Ricerca - Roma 2 Tor Vergata, Via Fosso del Cavaliere, 100, Rome, 00133, Italy, (7) Max-Planck Institute for Solar System Research, Katlenburg-Lindau, Germany, (8) Planetary Science Institute, Tucson, AZ 85719
239-28:20 AM FIRST RESULTS OF DAWN'S INVESTIGATION OF THE GEOMORPHOLOGY OF VESTA: MOTTOLA, Stefano1, JAUMANN, Ralf1, YINGST, R. Aileen2, PIETERS, Carle M.3, WILLIAMS, David A.4, BUCZKOWSKI, Debra L.5, SCHENK, Paul M.6, RAYMOND, Carol A.7, NEUKUM, Gerhard8, and MCSWEEN, Harry Y.9, (1) Institute of Planetary Research, German Aerospace Center (DLR), Rutherfordstr. 2, Berlin, 12489, Germany, stefano.mottola@dlr.de, (2) Planetary Science Institute, 1700 E. Fort Lowell Rd., Suite 106, Tucson, AZ 85719, (3) Geological Sciences, Brown University, Box 1846, Providence, RI 02912, (4) School of Earth and Space Exploration, Arizona State University, Box 871404, Tempe, AZ 85287-1404, (5) Space Departrment, Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory, 11100 Johns Hopkins Rd, Laurel, MD 20723, (6) Lunar and Planetary Institute, 3600 Bay Area Blvd, Houston, TX 77058, (7) Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA, (8) Institute of Geological Sciences, Freie Universitat, Berlin, NA, Germany, (9) Earth and Planetary Sciences Dept, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN
239-38:40 AM FIRST RESULTS OF DAWN'S INVESTIGATION OF THE SURFACE COMPOSITION OF VESTA: MCSWEEN, Harry Y., Earth and Planetary Sciences Dept, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, PRETTYMAN, T.H., Planetary Science Institute, Tucson, AZ 85719, DE SANCTIS, M.C., INAF, Instituto di Astrofisica Spaziale e Fisica Cosmica, Rome, Italy, CAPRIA, M.T., INAF, Istituto di Astrofisica Spaziale e Fisica Cosmica, Rome, Italy, JAUMANN, Ralf, Institute of Planetary Research, German Aerospace Center (DLR), Berlin, Germany, MCCORD, Thomas B., Bear Fight Institute, P.O. Box 667, 22 Fiddler's Rd, Winthrop, WA 98862, NATHUES, A., Max-Planck Institute for Solar System Research, Katlenburg-Lindau, Germany, PIETERS, Carle M., Geological Sciences, Brown University, Box 1846, Providence, RI 02912, RAYMOND, C.A., Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA 91109, and RUSSELL, C.T., Institute of Geophysics, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095
239-49:00 AM IMAGING ASTEROID 4 VESTA USING THE FRAMING CAMERA: KELLER, H. Uwe1, NATHUES, Andreas2, CORADINI, Angioletta3, JAUMANN, Ralf4, JORDA, Laurent5, LI, Jian-Yang6, MITTLEFEHLDT, David W.7, MOTTOLA, Stefano8, RAYMOND, C.A.9, and SCHRÖDER, Stefan E.2, (1) University Braunschweig, IGEP, Mendelssohnstrasse 3, Braunschweig, 38106, Germany, keller@linmpi.mpg.de, (2) Max-Planck-Institut für Sonnensystemforschung, Max-Planck-Str. 3, Katlenburg-Lindau, 37191, Germany, (3) Istituto di Astrofisica Spaziale e Fisica Cosmica, Area Ricerca - Roma 2 Tor Vergata, Via Fosso del Cavaliere, 100, Rome, 00133, Italy, (4) Institute of Planetary Research, German Aerospace Center (DLR), Berlin, Germany, (5) Laboratoire d'Astrophysique de Marseille, 38 rue Frederic Joliot-Curie, Marseille, F-13013 f, France, (6) Department of Astronomy, University of Maryland at College Park, College Park, MD 20742-242, (7) NASA, Johnson Space Center, mail code KR, 2101 NASA Parkway, Houston, TX 77058, (8) German Aerospace Center (DLR) Berlin, Institute of Planetary Research, Rutherfordstrasse 2, Berlin, 12489, Germany, (9) Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA 91109
239-59:15 AM 4 VESTA MINERALOGY: SUGGESTIONS FROM VIR OBSERVATIONS: DE SANCTIS, Maria Cristina1, CORADINI, Angioletta2, AMMANNITO, Eleonora2, CAPACCIONI, Fabrizio3, CAPRIA, Maria Teresa3, FILACCHIONE, Gianrico3, TOSI, Federico2, and MCCORD, Thomas B.4, (1) INAF, Istituto Nazionale di Astrofisica, IASF, Istituto di Astrofisica Spaziale e Fisica Cosmica, Via del Fosso del Cavaliere, 100, Rome, 000133, Italy, (2) INAF, Istituto Nazionale di Astrofisica, IFSI, Istituto di Fisica dello Spazio Interplanetario, Via del Fosso del Cavaliere, 100, Rome, 000133, Italy, federico.tosi@ifsi-roma.inaf.it, (3) INAF, Istituto Nazionale di Astrofisica, IASF, Istituto di Astrofisica Spaziale e Fisica Cosmica, Via del Fosso del Cavaliere, 100, Rome, 00133, Italy, (4) Bear Fight Institute, P.O. Box 667, 22 Fiddler's Rd, Winthrop, WA 98862
239-69:30 AM COLORS OF VESTA FROM DAWN SURVEY ORBIT: SURFACE MINERALOGICAL PERSPECTIVE: REDDY, V.1, LE CORRE, L.2, NATHUES, A.3, PIETERS, C.M.4, RUSSELL, C.T.5, RAYMOND, C.A.6, SIERKS, H.2, CHRISTENSEN, U.2, JAUMANN, R.7, and KELLER, H. Uwe8, (1) Max Planck Institute for Solar System Research, Max-Planck-Str. 3, Katlenburg-Lindau, 37191, Germany, reddy@mps.mpg.de, (2) Max Planck Institute for Solar System Research, Max-Planck-Str. 2, Katlenburg-Lindau, 37191, Germany, (3) Max-Planck Institute for Solar System Research, Katlenburg-Lindau, Germany, (4) Geological Sciences, Brown University, Box 1846, Providence, RI 02912, (5) Institute of Geophysics, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095, (6) Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA 91109, (7) German Aerospace Center (DLR) Berlin, Institute of Planetary Research, Rutherfordstrasse 2, Berlin, D-12489, Germany, (8) University Braunschweig, IGEP, Mendelssohnstrasse 3, Braunschweig, 38106, Germany
239-79:45 AM VESTA'S TEMPERATURE: FIRST RESULTS FROM DAWN'S SURVEY ORBIT: TOSI, Federico1, CAPRIA, Maria Teresa2, CORADINI, Angioletta1, GRASSI, Davide1, DE SANCTIS, Maria Cristina2, CAPACCIONI, Fabrizio2, FILACCHIONE, Gianrico3, COMBE, Jean-Philippe4, TITUS, Timothy5, and RUSSELL, C.T.6, (1) INAF, Istituto Nazionale di Astrofisica, IFSI, Istituto di Fisica dello Spazio Interplanetario, Via del Fosso del Cavaliere, 100, Rome, 000133, Italy, federico.tosi@ifsi-roma.inaf.it, (2) INAF, Istituto Nazionale di Astrofisica, IASF, Istituto di Astrofisica Spaziale e Fisica Cosmica, Via del Fosso del Cavaliere, 100, Rome, 00133, Italy, (3) INAF, Istituto Nazionale di Astrofisica, IASF, Istituto di Astrofisica Spaziale e Fisica Cosmica, Via del Fosso del Cavaliere, 100, Rome, Italy, (4) Bear Fight Institute, P.O. Box 667, 22 Fiddler's Rd, Winthrop, WA 98862, (5) U.S. Geological Survey, Astrogeology Science Center, Flagstaff, AZ 86001, (6) Institute of Geophysics, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095
239-810:00 AM IMPACT CRATER MORPHOLOGY AND CHRONOLOGY OF VESTA: SCHENK, Paul M., Lunar and Planetary Institute, Houston, TX, NEUKUM, Gerhard, Institute of Geological Sciences, Freie Universitat, Berlin, NA, Germany, SCHMEDEMANN, Nico, Free University of Berlin, Berlin, 03 8381, Germany, O'BRIEN, David, Planetary Science Institute, Tucson, AZ 85719, HIESINGER, Harald, Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster, Wilhelm-Klemm-Str. 10, Münster, 48149, Germany, JAUMANN, Ralf, Institute of Planetary Research, German Aerospace Center (DLR), Berlin, Germany, SCHMIDT, Britney Elyce, School of Earth & Atmospheric Sciences, Georgia Institute of Technology, 311 Ferst Drive, Atlanta, GA 30332, MARCHI, Simon, Universite de Nice, Nice, 06304, France, VINCENT, Jean-Baptiste, Max Planck Institute for Solar System Research, Katlenburg-Lindau, Germany, and WAGNER, Roland, Deutsches Zentrum für Luft und Raumfahrt, Berlin, Germany
239-910:15 AM WATER ON VESTA: FIRST RESULTS FROM DAWN'S SURVEY ORBIT: MCCORD, Thomas B.1, CORADINI, Angioletta2, COMBE, Jean-Philippe1, DESANCTIS, M.C.2, PRETTYMAN, T.H.3, AMMANNITO, E.2, CAPACCIONI, Fabrizio2, CAPRIA, M.T.4, FILACCHIONE, Gianrico4, and RAYMOND, C.A.5, (1) Bear Fight Institute, P.O. Box 667, 22 Fiddler's Rd, Winthrop, WA 98862, tmccord@bearfightinstitute.com, (2) Istituto di Astrofisica Spaziale e Fisica Cosmica, Area Ricerca - Roma 2 Tor Vergata, Via Fosso del Cavaliere, 100, Rome, 00133, Italy, (3) Planetary Science Institute, Tucson, AZ 85719, (4) INAF, Istituto di Astrofisica Spaziale e Fisica Cosmica, Rome, Italy, (5) Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA 91109
239-1010:30 AM THE REGOLITH OF 4 VESTA: PERSPECTIVES FROM HOWARDITE METEORITES AND DAWN MISSION OBSERVATIONS: MITTLEFEHLDT, David W., NASA, Johnson Space Center, mail code KR, 2101 NASA Parkway, Houston, TX 77058, david.w.mittlefehldt@nasa.gov, BLEWETT, David T., Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, Laurel, MD 20723, DENEVI, Brett W., Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Lab, Laurel, MD, DE SANCTIS, M.C., INAF, Instituto di Astrofisica Spaziale e Fisica Cosmica, Via Fosso del Cavaliere 100, Rome, 00133, Italy, JAUMANN, Ralf, Institute of Planetary Research, German Aerospace Center (DLR), Berlin, Germany, KELLER, H. Uwe, University Braunschweig, IGEP, Mendelssohnstrasse 3, Braunschweig, 38106, Germany, NATHUES, Andreas, Max-Planck-Gesellschaft, Institute for Solar System Research, Hofgartenstrasse 8, Katlenburg-Lindau, 80539, Germany, PIETERS, Carle M., Geological Sciences, Brown University, Box 1846, Providence, RI 02912, RAYMOND, C.A., Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA 91109, and ZUBER, Maria T., Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA 02139-4307
239-1110:45 AM GEOLOGIC MAPPING OF THE SOUTH POLAR FEATURE OF VESTA: YINGST, R. Aileen, Planetary Science Institute, 1700 E. Fort Lowell Rd., Suite 106, Tucson, AZ 85719, yingst@psi.edu, WILLIAMS, David A., School of Earth and Space Exploration, Arizona State University, Box 871404, Tempe, AZ 85287-1404, GARRY, W. Brent, Planetary Science Institute, 1700 E. Ft. Lowell, Suite 106, Tucson, AZ 85719, JAUMANN, Ralf, Institute of Planetary Research, German Aerospace Center (DLR), Berlin, Germany, PIETERS, Carle M., Geological Sciences, Brown University, Box 1846, Providence, RI 02912, SCHENK, Paul M., Lunar and Planetary Institute, Houston, TX, BUCZKOWSKI, Debra L., Space Departrment, Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory, 11100 Johns Hopkins Rd, Laurel, MD 20723, MEST, Scott C., Planetary Science Institute, 1700 East Fort Lowell, Suite 106, Tucson, AZ 85719-2395, ROATSCH, Thomas, German Aerospace Center (DLR) Berlin, Institute of Planetary Research, Rutherfordstrasse 2, Berlin, D-12489, Germany, and RUSSELL, C.T., Institute of Geophysics, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095
239-1211:00 AM LARGE SCALE STRUCTURAL FEATURES ON 4VESTA: BUCZKOWSKI, Debra1, KAHN, Eliezer G.1, BARNOUIN, Olivier S.1, and YINGST, R. Aileen2, (1) Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, Laurel, MD 20723, Debra.Buczkowski@jhuapl.edu, (2) Planetary Science Institute, 1700 E. Fort Lowell Rd., Suite 106, Tucson, AZ 85719

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