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Mountains in space?

Postby brubaie » Tue Oct 11, 2011 1:57 pm

Want to find a mountain 3 times larger than Mount Everest? Try looking at an asteroid: ... gn=rssnws1
A giant mountain, three times taller than Earth's highest peak, graces the southern polar region of Vesta, an asteroid that's the target of a close-up study by NASA's Dawn science probe. The mountain is pictured in the center of this image.
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Re: Mountains in space?

Postby Liana » Tue Nov 08, 2011 6:52 pm

It doesn't look as big as it probably is. That is pretty cool. Kudos to the people who go and find that stuff. :)
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