The Dwarf Planet Ceres

These images of dwarf planet Ceres, processed to enhance clarity, were taken on Feb. 19, 2015, from a distance of about 29,000 miles (46,000 kilometers), by NASA's Dawn spacecraft. Dawn observed Ceres completing one full rotation, which lasted about nine hours. Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/UCLA/MPS/DLR/IDA

Images of dwarf planet Ceres from NASA’s Dawn spacecraft, taken on Feb. 19th, 2015, from a distance of about 46,000 km (29,000 miles). Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/UCLA/MPS/DLR/IDA


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