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Greetings from Rome - part 2

Center Director Meenakshi Wadhwa spent part of the summer chairing the 2016 Vatican Observatory Summer School (VOSS) in Astrophysics, on Water in the Solar System and Beyond.

This is the second in a series of digital post cards from her travels – stay tuned for future updates!

Orgueil meteorite

Highlights from the Vatican Meteorite Collection – Orgueil (carbonaceous chondrite).

L'Aigle Meteorite

Highlights from the Vatican Meteorite Collection – L'Aigle (L6 ordinary chondrite).

VOSS martian meteorite

Mars meteorite from Vatican Observatory.  Unlike for Pope, the curator made me use standard gloves instead of a kerchief.