Expected Geochemical and Mineralogical Properties of Meteorites from Mercury:Inferences from MESSENGER Data

McCubbin F. M. * McCoy T. J. 79th Annual Meeting of the Meteoritical Society (2016) [#6242] LINK

Pluto’s atmosphere

updated: 24 July, 23:00 CEST LINK LINK LINK Pluto starts to reveal its geological features LINK

Dawn’s First Color Map of Ceres


Jupiter’s decisive role in the inner Solar System’s early evolution

Konstantin Batygin and Greg Laughlin PNAS 2015 ; published ahead of print March 23, 2015, doi:10.1073/pnas.1423252112 LINK Supporting Information (PDF)

The two views of Ceres

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Ceres – seen by Dawn III

This animation showcases a series of images NASA’s Dawn spacecraft took on approach to Ceres on Feb. 4, 2015 at a distance of about 90,000 miles (145,000 kilometers) from the dwarf planet. Image Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/UCLA/MPS/DLR/IDA/PSI