Impact simulation explaining the origin of Hygiea’s round shape
October 28, 2019 4:00 pm
Computational simulation of the fragmentation and reassembly that led to the formation of Hygiea and its family of asteroids, following an impact with a large object. While changes in the shape of Hygiea occur after the impact, the dwarf-planet candidate eventually acquires a round shape.
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P. Ševeček/Charles University
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