Ceres’ White Spots Multiply in Latest Dawn Photos

Photos of the white spots within the 57-mile-wide on Ceres photographed on May 3 and 4 by NASA's Dawn spacecraft. Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/UCLA/MPS/DLR/IDA / montage by Tom Ruen

Photos of the white spots within the 57-mile-wide on Ceres photographed on May 3 and 4 by NASA’s Dawn spacecraft. Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/UCLA/MPS/DLR/IDA / montage by Tom Ruen

We don’t know exactly what those mysterious white spots on Ceres are yet, but we’re getting closer to an explanation. Literally. The latest images from the Dawn spacecraft taken a mere 8,400 miles from the dwarf planet Ceres reveal that the pair of spots are comprised of even more spots. (…)
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