Planetary Group Seminar: Ryugu - A fascinating asteroid (T. Müller)

  • Date: Sep 5, 2019
  • Time: 15:30 - 16:30
  • Speaker: Thomas Müller
  • Max Planck Institute for extraterrestriscal physics
  • Location: MPS
  • Room: Auditorium
  • Host: Urs Mall
Planetary Group Seminar: Ryugu - A fascinating asteroid (T. Müller)
The Hayabusa-2 mission arrived in June 2018 at the near-Earth C-type asteroid Ryugu. Several landing units were deployedT, a crater has been produced, and multiple surface samples have been collected (Earth return in December 2020). The measurements revealed a dark, kilometre-sized, double top-shaped object, very different from previous mission targets.


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