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Ceres in color

Ceres in color

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

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.

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

Original image data dated on or about May 4, 2015

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