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What does HED stand for?

HED stands for Howardite-Eucrite-Diogenite (suite of achondrite meteorites)

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As a volcanologist, and as one who expected to find evidence of volcanism on Vesta based on what we knew from the Howardite-Eucrite-Diogenite (HED) meteorites and prior models of Vesta's formation, the biggest surprise for me was the absence of any evidence of volcanic features," Dawn mission participating scientist David Williams, co-author on the papers and faculty research associate in Arizona State University's School of Earth and Space Exploration.