Thursday, December 10, 2015

Ceres Bright Spots Explained?

Hey Space Placers!

NASA's Dawn mission might finally have an answer to the enigmatic bright spots that I have written about numerous times.

Occator in False Color

The Dawn spacecraft has finally reached its lowest altitude - about 240 miles - above Ceres. This will allow for accumulating very detailed photographs and data as the mission enters its final phase.

Ceres is quite the dwarf planet like Pluto. What an amazing solar system we live in.

Sky Guy in VA

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