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Giant Asteroid Vesta Got Hit Twice | The giant asteroid Vesta got clobbered not once but twice, and it has the scars to prove it. Ever since the Hubble Space Telescope spied a huge depression in the asteroid’s south pole, scientists surmised it was carved by a collision with a celestial object, most likely a smaller asteroid. But a recent closer inspection revealed a surprise: There are actually two massive overlapping craters.