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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Ceres in color

Filed under pretty pictures, amateur image processing, asteroids, Dawn, asteroid 1 Ceres

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Ceres in color Ceres, approximately as a human would see it. The photos were taken during Dawn's "Rotation Characterization 3," on May 4, 2015. Occator crater, at center, contains Ceres' enigmatic bright spots.

NASA / JPL-Caltech / MPS / DLR / IDA / Daniel Macháček

Original image data dated on or about May 4, 2015.

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This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License. For uses not allowed by that license, contact us to request publication permission from the copyright holder: Daniel Macháček

 

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