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Bright spots in Ceres' second mapping orbit

Bright spots in Ceres' second mapping orbit

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Bright spots in Ceres' second mapping orbit
The brightest spots on dwarf planet Ceres are seen in this image taken by NASA's Dawn spacecraft on June 6, 2015. This is among the first snapshots from Dawn's second mapping orbit, which is 2,700 miles (4,400 kilometers) in altitude. The resolution is 1,400 feet (410 meters) per pixel.

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Original image data dated on or about June 6, 2015

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