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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Dawn optical navigation sequence on Ceres, January 13, 2015

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Dawn optical navigation sequence on Ceres, January 13, 2015 Dawn took the 20 images for this animation on January 13, 2015, in its first lengthy optical navigation sequence on asteroid 1 Ceres. Dawn was 383,000 kilometers away at the time. The images in this animation have been aligned and contrast-adjusted.

NASA / JPL / UCLA / MPS / DLR / IDA

Original image data dated on or about January 13, 2015.

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